Issue : 23 September 2015
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been placed in “special measures” following a critical report by the Care Quality Commission published earlier this week.
UK researchers have recommended that pushing back the timing of a second ultrasound scan in women thought to have miscarried may help to avoid the termination of healthy pregnancies.
Two nurses at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital are intending to take to the boxing ring in a bid to raise money for patients.
Tissue viability nurses in Lincolnshire have devised a workbook for children featuring the story of Pip, a pug dog, and his pressure ulcer.
Nursing shortages were at the heart of three critical inspection reports on trust standards, which were published last week by the Care Quality Commission.
“Seroxat [paroxetine] study under-reported harmful effects on young people, say scientists,” The Guardian reports.
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