The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (16-20/12)
  • Posted on: 20/12/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (16-20/12)

The Royal College of Nursing announces their new Chair of the College’s ruling council, England’s top doctors warn many are at risk of catching flu this season, there’s a look at how 2019 has shaped community pharmacies, and medical leaders call for an end to the stalemate and put patients first at Northern Ireland’s Stormont.

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New Chair of RCN Council announced

The Royal College of Nursing has announced Dee Sissons as the new Chair of the College’s ruling council.

Many at risk of flu this Christmas, experts say

Hundreds of thousands of people could have their Christmas ruined by flu, say England's top doctors, who are predicting a rise in cases.

New data on health outcomes and infections for private healthcare

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has published new data on health outcomes and risk of infections for privately-funded patient healthcare in the UK.

Stormont stalemate: Medical leaders call for end to deadlock

Medical leaders in Northern Ireland have urged political parties to "put patients first" and restore local government.

How has 2019 shaped community pharmacies?

2019 has been an eventful year for pharmacy, most notably with the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan and new GP contract, which together firmly embed the role of clinical pharmacists in primary care, specifically within the new primary care networks (PCNs). 

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