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Gerald Hudson

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  • Comment on: Helping patients get the right care at the right time

    Gerald Hudson's comment 10 October, 2018 7:42 pm

    No mention of Nursing Homes then, Nurses formally employed in the old Geriatric wards were the core staff for all new Nursing Homes for the last 30 years, inspected, monitored and advised by The team of Nurses employed by the Local Area Health Authorities (now the CQC), the CQC has had a Nurse in charge for the last 5 years who is now the Chief Exec. of the NMC. Surely they deserve a mention ,with all this experienced teams and advisors.

  • Comment on: Preparing students for palliative care

    Gerald Hudson's comment 10 October, 2018 7:33 pm

    Alex
    You do not say where you received your training, I cannot imagine why you were left on your own in this situation , you are completely correct in saying that a good mentor is invaluable .

  • Comment on: Preparing students for palliative care

    Gerald Hudson's comment 29 August, 2018 2:56 pm

    Nursing Homes are places which deliver Palliative care to numerous patients on a daily basis under total control of Qualified and experienced Nurses , maybe they could be involved with this training scheme.?

  • Comment on: 'This new guidance will help us ensure the adults we safeguard are able live without fear'

    Gerald Hudson's comment 29 August, 2018 2:51 pm

    After the recent cases of North Staffs and Gosport I can understand why NHS England has taken the lead in this matter as it is now obvious they have serious problems to deal with.
    But, as usual, the establishment seems to have little communications with the Care Homes Sector which , as we all know is often in the media for comparatively minor infringements of Safeguarding.

  • Comment on: 'Until the NHS has a blame-free culture it will never learn from cases like Bawa-Garba'

    Gerald Hudson's comment 20 August, 2018 4:56 pm

    Not quite the same in the Nursing Home Sector Nurse Manager fined for not predicting Fire Doors with push bars are a Safety Hazard fined for £20K and struck off .Care Home Props. fined £1.5 million pounds and subsequently closed down through bankruptcy .
    Lets see what happens at Glosthorpe Hospital approx 600 people died (prematurely)

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