Category list : Ebola
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Two leading nurses have been revealed as this year’s recipients of a prestigious award given each year to nursing professionals for their work to promote ethical practice and human rights.
Eight out of 10 ebola survivors suffer disabilities one year after discharge, highlighting a need for long-term rehabilitation, according to UK researchers.
Pauline Cafferkey, the UK nurse who contracted ebola fever, has said she plans to return to Sierra Leone next month to help raise funds for children orphaned by the disease and other survivors.
A nurse who was found to have deliberately concealed Pauline Cafferkey’s high temperature after the pair returned from volunteering to help fight ebola in Sierra Leone has been temporarily removed from the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
A disciplinary hearing in which a nurse has been accused of misconduct after the temperature of Pauline Cafferkey was wrongly recorded shortly before she was diagnosed with ebola has revealed a volunteer doctor will also go before a tribunal in a related case next year.
A fitness to practise hearing involving a nurse who was with Pauline Cafferkey when she returned to the UK after contracting ebola in Sierra Leone is to begin on Monday.
Public Health England has been accused of having “double standards” by the former head of the Royal College of Nursing who claimed the body has failed to offer a full explanation about why it referred ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to the regulator.
NMC stops publishing FtP charges before hearingsSubscription
Detailed information about the charges facing nurses and midwives in fitness to practise cases will no longer be made available to the public ahead of hearings, following a decision taken by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Pauline Cafferkey, the nurse who survived ebola, has been found not guilty of professional misconduct following the conclusion of a fitness to practise hearing today.
Pauline Cafferkey, the British nurse who survived ebola, will not face charges of dishonesty at a misconduct hearing, which continues today.