The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (22-26/06)
  • Posted on: 26/06/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (22-26/06)

HEE confirms student nurse paid placements will continue until September, STADA Health Report 2020 looks at the future of health in Europe, male patient plasma contains higher levels of COVID-19 antibodies, and a ‘swab-free’ coronavirus test is trialled in the UK.

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Coronavirus: Male plasma contains higher levels of antibodies

Men who have had coronavirus are being urged to donate plasma from their blood to be used in research into treatments for Covid-19.

HEE confirms student nurse paid placements will continue until September

Health Education England has been forced to confirm it is not cutting paid placements shortly after outcry from student nurses and midwives on social media.

STADA Health Report 2020: The future of health in Europe

A topic which has caused much debate across the continent is the possibility of compulsory vaccinations. A total of 82% of Europeans support the idea. In all countries, the share of proponents clearly outweighs the sceptics.

‘Swab-free’ coronavirus test on trial in the UK

Researchers in the UK have started testing a coronavirus test that would do away with the need to swab the nose and throat, and instead use a saliva sample that could be easily taken at home.

Student nurses ‘not deemed to be providing a service’, says MP

A Conservative MP has claimed that the government has “no plans” to backdate a new £5,000 grant for student nurses as they “are not deemed to be providing a service”.

 

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