Issue : 16 November 2016
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The Council of Deans of Health has announced the election of Professor Brian Webster-Henderson as its chair-elect.
Nurses in Scotland will be able to apply for a “commemorative scholarship” to help improve patient care in the wake of a high profile infection control breakdown that occurred nearly a decade ago.
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’This book aids the patient and clinician to give overview of pelvic pain symptoms, causes and treatment options.
’The book explores pain management in which pain specialists will also fond useful in treating their patients.’
National guidance on the care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth has now been updated in favour of more midwife-led provision.
Children’s consultant nurse wins top Welsh RCN award Subscription
A pioneer in the field of children’s health has been named the 2016 “nurse of the year” for Wales by the Royal College of Nursing.
Nursing staff shortages in care homes could get worse in the wake of Brexit adding to a looming “crisis” in the sector, a former minister has warned.
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’Students from the various healthcare professions should find this book of interest and it will certainly provoke self-reflection and a need to research further information.
A purpose-built unit to provide highly specialist, in-patient support for adults with an autism spectrum disorder is to open later this month.
Nursing staff should be advised by trusts not to extract insulin from the pen devices or cartridges commonly-used by patients with diabetes, due to the risk of “harm and death”.