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MAR 10/2014

New review sets out recommendations for duty of candour

Plans to implement a new duty of candour for NHS doctors and nurses have gathered pace with the delivery of recommendations from a government-commissioned review into the best way of doing so. Led by Royal College of Surgeons president Professor Norm...

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MAR 07/2014

NHS England: Technology can help enhance care provision standards

NHS medical professionals will be able to save time and offer a higher standard of care through the greater use of technology, according to a new report from NHS England. The organisation is seeking new ways of making NHS care provision more efficien...

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MAR 06/2014

MP committee calls for increased recruitment of A&E consultants

The rising demand for specialist A&E consultants has been underlined in a new report from the Committee of Public Accounts. In its 46th report on emergency admissions to hospital, the Commons select committee has commented on the current shortage...

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MAR 05/2014

New nursing apprenticeship scheme to launch

The government has announced that a new apprenticeship scheme that will make it easier for talented healthcare assistants and care workers to progress into NHS nursing jobs is currently being developed. Spearheaded by the Department of Health and the...

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MAR 04/2014

Better education for nurses 'improves patient safety'

NHS nursing staff with a high level of education are in a better position to improve patient safety standards, a new study has shown. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has welcomed the findings of the research, which was published in The Lancet last...

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