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Free flu vaccine recommended for toddlers


Parents are being urged to vaccinate their toddlers against flu to protect them from severe illness this winter.

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Unregistered nurse worked at Scottish care home


An unregistered nurse is reported to have worked as a deputy manager at a Scottish care home which was the focus of an investigation in 2012.

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Whistleblowing review finds no evidence of 'serious failings' at trust


A review into whistleblowing concerns at a North West cancer trust has found “no evidence” of serious failings but highlighted areas in need of improvement.

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Nursing team designs ‘transitioning website’ for young patients


A nurse-led project at a specialist heart hospital is pioneering an innovative website for young adults transitioning from children’s services.

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Overweight seven year olds likely to be obese by 11, warns study


One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, the latest evidence from a long-term study has suggested.

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