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Haematology Nursing

News and practice for haematology nurse specialists



NICE backs drug for rare life-threatening blood disorder

NICE backs drug for rare life-threatening blood disorder

28-Jan-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended eculizumab (Soliris) for treating a rare life-threatening blood disorder called atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS).

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NICE backs new drug for preventing potentially fatal blood clots

17-Dec-2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the anti-clotting drug dabigatran (Pradaxa) as an option for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

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Launching the Nursing Times app: how Emap listened to the frontline

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Should donor blood be screened for hepatitis E?

Should donor blood be screened for hepatitis E?

“One in almost every 3,000 blood donors in England could be infected with hepatitis E, according to a new study,” The Times reports.

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