Issue : 30 November 2016
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The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to carry out an assessment of what lessons it can learn from its involvement in investigations into care failings that led to the deaths of babies at Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.
A new perinatal service that will provide vulnerable women in East Anglia with targeted help for complex mental health problems is on course to launch early in the new year, a trust has said.
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More than 300 student nurses at a university in Scotland are taking part in a military bootcamp this month to hone their teamwork and leadership skills.
Detailed proposals to close England’s last long-stay learning disability hospital have been published, as part of a wider consultation about redesigning services for people with learning disability and autism spectrum disorders in the North West.
Employers are calling on senior NHS nurses and midwives to take part in a consultation about how to modernise fitness to practise procedures.
A project to improve support for bereaved families at one of the largest hospitals in Wales has been given a boost thanks to a donation in memory of a member of staff.
Starting testosterone treatment is linked to an increased risk of serious blood clots, according to a major new study.
Tens of thousands of heart attack patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation that can help them avoid being struck down again and dying, show new figures.
Barnsley Council has been accused of “Scrooge-like” behaviour in the run-up to Christmas over claims it has denied nurses and health visitors an extra day’s holiday awarded to other staff.
This Wednesday saw such an explosion of nursing policy announcements that it was difficult to keep up with it all.