Category list : NHS winter crisis
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Occupational health nurses from across the country were recognised last night for their “flu fighting” efforts, including one team that persuaded senior managers to dress up as Star Wars characters.
Motoring safety experts are due to give nursing staff advice on driving in winter conditions, under a new scheme with a North East hospital trust.
Health chiefs have praised frontline staff for helping NHS services to run more smoothly over this festive period compared to last year.
Health services will struggle to cope with upcoming winter pressures without a sufficient nursing workforce, nurse leaders have warned.
Giving nurses the tools to rapidly diagnose respiratory illnesses when patients walk into A&E can help ease winter pressures on busy hospitals, researchers say.
Escalated efforts to encourage NHS nurses to get vaccinated against influenza ahead of the winter appear to be paying off, with figures indicating a small increase in uptake.
New faster flu test 'could save NHS £24m'Subscription
A revolutionary new test that can diagnose influenza in 20 minutes has helped to prevent unnecessary bed closures and improve “timely treatment for patients”, says a head of nursing.
England’s most senior nurse is urging eligible people to claim their free flu jab if they haven’t already because surgeries and pharmacies are now fully stocked up.
An NHS trust in North East England is harnessing the heart-melting power of childhood innocence in a new hard-hitting campaign to protect its staff against abuse in the workplace.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to foster a new health culture in England focussed less on “popping pills and Prozac” and more on “prevention and perspiration”.