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The week in numbers

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The vital statistics generated this week in the world of nursing and healthcare…

£30m The budget of the NHS’ new Leadership Academy, which will provide coaching, mentoring, courses and support to emerging and existing leaders

40 years The age at which NICE recommend all adults should be risk assessed for type 2 diabetes

50 senior nurses met the Chief nurse to discuss the future vision of nursing

£14.4 billion The annual cost of treating cardiovascular diseases

1% reduction in long-term BMI can be expected by women who breast feed for six months

88% of people with mental health problems felt they could not tell their colleagues about their illness

400 international healthcare systems, hospitals and medical groups have made use of intentional rounding methodology

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