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JUN 28/2013

Study calls for longer prescription times

While different organisations may employ a range of prescription times most people in pharmacist jobs or with the power to prescribe will give their patients around a month's supply of their medication. This is a standard which is followed in man...

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JUN 27/2013

Nurses 'can boost quality of care for older patients'

Nurses can boost the quality of care for older patients in the US with chronic conditions, a new study highlights. With people living longer than in previous generations there is a higher number of chronic geriatric health conditions, including demen...

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JUN 26/2013

Nurses receive NICE advice on hepatitis B treatment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has outlined new guidance for healthcare professionals on the treatment and management of patients with chronic hepatitis B. By implementing these proposals it is hoped that the increasing ...

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JUN 25/2013

RCN seeks minimum nursing standards support

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has outlined its views on the minimum essential requirements for children's nurses to deliver safe care in a new document. It is now calling on individual children's nurses to support this set of standards a...

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JUN 24/2013

RCGP releases 10-year vision plans

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has revealed its plans for the next ten years as part of its vision for the future. It has put forward a series of targets and proposals for the next decade, including GPs commissioning 24/7 out-of-ho...

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