The Week In...Nursing + Healthcare (25-29/11)
  • Posted on: 29/11/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In...Nursing + Healthcare (25-29/11)

The BMA takes legal action against NHS Property Services over ‘unjustifiable’ rises in service charges, the NHS encourages its staff to get the free flu jab, the Conservative manifesto pledges to add 50,000 nurses in England by 2024-25, and NHS orthopaedic hospitals trial a support app.

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BMA legal action against NHS Property Services over ‘unjustifiable’ fee hikes

The BMA is launching legal action against NHS Property Services (NHSPS) over “unjustifiable” rises in service charges faced by GP practices.

General election2019: Can the NHS boost nurse numbers by 50,000?

The Conservative manifesto pledges to add 50,000 nurses to the workforce in England by 2024-25.

NHS orthopaedic hospital trials patient support app

Veteran patients at a specialist NHS orthopaedic hospital can now benefit from an app that helps them feel more informed about their pre and post-op care and treatment.

Scotland's first heroin treatment clinic for addicts to open

Scotland's first scheme for giving drug addicts pharmaceutical grade heroin is to open in Glasgow city centre.

 NHS encourages staff to lead ‘flu jab drive’

The NHS is calling on its workforce to protect themselves and their patients this year by taking up their free flu jab.

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