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Infection Prevention and Control

News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control

Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

NICE gives draft backing to three hepatitis C drugs

29-Jul-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending three different treatment options for some adults with hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

Hospital admissions linked to hepatitis C on the increase

28-Jul-2015

Hospital admissions from hepatitis C-related end-stage liver disease and liver cancer continue to rise, according to latest figures highlighted by Public Health England.

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Using simulation to aid students’ documentation

Using simulation to aid students’ documentation Subscription Required

16-Feb-2015

Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.

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Specialist nurses working in infection prevention and control, and also tuberculosis treatment lack clearly defined career pathways and a standardised set of competencies for their roles, which is causing problems for workforce planning and recruitment, a study has indicated.

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