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James Clayton

Stories

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    Failure to identify 'high risk' surgery patients causing deathsSubscription

    9 December, 2011Comments (1)

    There is a “desperate” need to improve the pre-assessment of surgical patients, according to nurse consultant who advised on a major review into peri-operative mortality rates.

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    Ministers agree to tighten criminal checks on overseas NHS staff Subscription

    6 December, 2011

    The government has agreed in principle to tighten up criminal checks on overseas nurses and other healthcare workers.

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    'Last Wednesday marked a moment in history'Subscription

    5 December, 2011

    Last Wednesday marked a moment in history, as public sector workers took part in what was billed as the largest “union mobilisation” for more than 30 years and NHS nurses joined a national strike for the first time. Charlotte Santry and James Clayton visited marchers and those on the picket lines in London.