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Toolkit to help cardiovascular nurses with guidelines


A toolkit is to be launched next month to help increase cardiovascular special nurses’ awareness of their role in guideline implementation.

Royal Mint

New commemorative £5 coin honours WWI nurse


The Royal Mint has struck a new £5 coin to honour nurse Edith Cavell, one of the most prominent female casualties of the First World War, as part of a series to mark the centenary of the conflict.

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Alert issued over injecting skin preparation solution


A safety alert has been issued by NHS England warning against accidental injection of skin preparation solution, after a string of errors that have resulted in severe harm to patients.

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Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Northamptonshire trust appoints specialist dementia nurse


Kettering General Hospital has become one of the first hospitals in the country to appoint an Admiral nurse to work in its acute general hospital environment.

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Nurse helps older patients celebrate VE Day with party


A nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham recently went over and above the call of duty to support her patients, by organising a “VE Day party” with help from the hospital charity. 

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