Category list : South Tyneside PCT
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RCN appoints new director for North WestSubscription
Estephanie Dunn has been appointed as the new regional director for the Royal College of Nursing’s North West region.
North East NHS 111 go live delayedSubscription
The first “go live” date for NHS 111 has been delayed due to a lack of local GP engagement and outstanding contractual issues with the provider, Nursing Times has learnt.
Training staff to empower people with long term conditions to undertake self care activitiesSubscription
Self care aids independence but people need support to do it. A community matron team piloted a tool to help health workers improve the support they offer
Patients were found to have positive views of community matron services, valuing their support and reliability, and the reduction in hospital admissions
The British Lung Foundation is calling for all at-risk over 35s to be given spirometry testing, but more training is needed to deliver this, warns Dame Helena Shovelton