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Issue : 17 August 2016

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  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

    Yorkshire trust unveils remote baby video link in UK firstSubscription

    News22 August, 2016

    Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced pioneering technology that means parents can remotely see their baby in the neonatal unit, wherever they are.

  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Nursing course launched as stepping stone to degreeSubscription

    News22 August, 2016

    A new fast-track nursing qualification designed to help students from less academic backgrounds prepare for degree education is due to start in Sheffield.

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    Cancer survivors want ‘clear diet advice’ from cliniciansSubscription

    News22 August, 2016

    Patients who have survived cancer want clear advice from their nurses and doctors about what they should eat, according to a small study by UK researchers.

  • Magnifying glass

    CQC ‘uncovers concerns’ at Marie Stopes abortion clinicsSubscription

    News19 August, 2016

    Concerns have been raised about corporate and clinical governance arrangements and patient safety protocols in specific areas at termination provider Marie Stopes International, prompting it to suspend some of its services.

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

    Matron says Kenya mission was ‘real eye opener’Subscription

    News19 August, 2016

    A Leicester nurse has described a recent trip to gain an insight into how healthcare is delivered to remote populations in Kenya, where patients can walk for hours for treatment for conditions such as worms, as a “real eye opener”.

  • Why are you a nurse?Subscription

    Opinion19 August, 2016

    Pay and conditions are poor, so development is essential to retain our nurses Cutting post-registration funding will only deepen the retention crisis Nurses have an appetite for increasing their skills and knowledge

  • Bassetlaw hospital

    Worksop nurses ‘enhancing care’ for frail patientsSubscription

    News19 August, 2016

    Nursing staff at Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop have started a new service that hopes to enhance the care of frail and vulnerable older patients.

  • South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

    Trust told to up its game on patient risk assessmentSubscription

    News19 August, 2016

    Hospital inspectors have told South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust that it must make improvements on patient risk assessments, safeguarding and mental health capacity awareness.

  • Your 5 minutes news summary: 20 August 2016Subscription

    News19 August, 2016

    Good news for prospective nursing students in Scotland - student nurse bursaries and other funding support will be available to those on courses in Scotland next year, despite the removal of the bursary for students in England.

  • Mental Health Postnatal Depression

    Funding pot earmarked for perinatal mental healthSubscription

    News19 August, 2016

    A new funding programme intended to help an extra 30,000 expectant mothers who experience perinatal mental health problems by 2021, has been launched by NHS England.

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