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FEB 27/2014

Majority of NHS staff would recommend treatment to relatives

Most NHS workers would be happy to recommend state healthcare services to members of their family, a new survey has found. Nearly two-thirds of those polled by the NHS, who ranged from GPs and dentists to nurses and ambulance staff, said they believe...

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FEB 25/2014

Primary care 'needs to be home-centric'

A new report has suggested that care should be moved away from hospitals to the home where possible. The paper by the King's Fund, titled Commissioning and funding general practice: making the case for family care networks, has said such a move w...

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FEB 18/2014

New mental health crisis care improvement scheme announced

Specialist mental health nurses could be set to see their expertise called upon more frequently following the introduction of new crisis care improvement plans. Unveiled by government ministers this week, the Crisis Care Concordat has been signed by ...

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FEB 17/2014

New report outlines greater role for home care within NHS

More opportunities for home care staff could be provided by reforming current community service models to give them a greater role within NHS care. This is the conclusion of a new report from the King's Fund, which is based on the findings of a w...

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FEB 12/2014

More midwives 'needed to improve postnatal mental health care'

More NHS jobs for midwives need to be created in order to improve the standard of care provided to new mothers suffering from mental health problems. This is the view of the Royal College of Midwives, which has issued a new report showing this is bec...

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