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Articles within the archive for October 2017

03/10/2017:The NHS is stuck in the past and in urgent need of change, according to new chief inspector for hospitals - News
04/10/2017:Jeremy Hunt promises the ‘biggest expansion of nurse training in the history of the NHS’, but fears persist over the quality of care - News
05/10/2017:Last chance to book for PCN Expo North - News
06/10/2017:Cavell Trust announces new ‘safety net’ for nurses - News
06/10/2017:More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession than joining it, according to new RCN report - News
09/10/2017:More pressure on London’s maternity wards as birth rates set to rise, says King’s Fund report - News
09/10/2017:How hospices are reaching more people with dementia - Blogs
10/10/2017:Primary Care Nursing Expo 2017 - Liverpool - Events
10/10/2017:Why we should prioritise the mental health of nurses - Blogs
10/10/2017:Government scraps NHS pay cap - News
11/10/2017:More care and information needed for miscarriage sufferers, says new report - News
14/10/2017:World Hospice and Palliative Care Day – be part of the global day of action - Blogs
16/10/2017:‘Need to do better’ when it comes to stillbirths, says RCM - News
16/10/2017:New push to rid hospitals of junk foods, as more than half of NHS staff revealed to be obese or overweight - News
17/10/2017:Care in the ‘Jungle’ - Professional
17/10/2017:Vitamin D and other supplements: the latest findings - Clinical
17/10/2017:Vulnerable patients urged to take up flu vaccine - News
17/10/2017:Government to end NHS pay cap after seven years of restraint - News
17/10/2017:Nine in 10 healthcare leaders ‘concerned’ about the NHS - News
17/10/2017:Nurse numbers falling for the first time since 2013 as Brexit looms nearer - News
17/10/2017:Latest clinical research - Clinical
17/10/2017:Managing the menopause - Clinical
17/10/2017:Time for a cap on job titles? - News
17/10/2017:The nutritional advantage of cow’s milk in children and young people - Clinical
20/10/2017:Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services - News
24/10/2017:Almost half of E. coli cases now resistant to antibiotics - News
26/10/2017:The loss of £99bn and 300,000 jobs: the cost of mental health to the UK each year - News
30/10/2017:Trends in NHS workforce continue in ‘negative direction’, says new report - News
31/10/2017:The Queen’s Nursing Institute celebrates their 130-year anniversary at this year’s awards - News

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