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2 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

50m patients 'will be turned away'

The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine

6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Medical News

Surgical patient safety program significantly reduces cardiac surgical site infections

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP- National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population A common postoperative complication after open heart operations-infection at the surgical site-has been reduced by 77 percent at a Canadian ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Canada, Anesthesiology, Health

11 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Relatives run health clinic in Madison

The doctor and nurse are married, the certified family nurse practitioner CFNP and physician's assistant certified PA-C are a mother daughter duo.

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Related Topix: Medicine

15 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Provide veterans care they deserve

We need to get the care our veterans need and fast. There is no question that we must provide our veterans the care they need and deserve.

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Related Topix: Medicine

19 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: UHV at a crossroads with future of nursing

The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. What concerns about UHV's future would you like to hear addressed at this meeting? What steps are most critical for UH and UHV to take in the next few years to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Houston Victoria, Houston, TX, University of Houston, Victoria, TX, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News Today

More recognition, responsibility for nurses in New York

If past experience is anything to go by, nurse practitioners in New York State are about to get a lot more recognition for their contributions to primary care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University

Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn nurse wins special award

Wendy Harrison, a staff nurse in the emergency department at the Royal Blackburn Hospital , won the Pioneering Community Nurse of the Year award at the Welch Allyn Pioneers of Care Awards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Health

Sunherald.com

Husson University wins nurse practitioner grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration is awarding the grant to the School of Nursing at the Bangor campus.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sunherald.com

Health center rooted in helping migrant workers

After returning home to be with her aging parents, Burns said her mother suggested she consider applying for a Spanish interpreter job at the medical center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Leetown, WV

KSBW-TV

Salinas nurses protest CEO Weis' departure

AND NEW CONTROVERSY TONIGHT FOLLOWING THE ABRUPT DEPARTURE OF NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER'S C-E-O EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Salinas, CA, Monterey County, CA

Contra Costa Times

Concern mounting over Prime Healthcare pursuit of Bay Area hospitals

A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Moss Beach, CA, Daly City, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union says strike at Alaris nursing homes in Hudson, Bergen possible

Ella Moton, a certified nursing assistant, recalled a time when she clocked out and went back upstairs to hold the hand of a dying patient at the nursing home where she worked, Alaris Health' HarborView Healthcare Center in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Jersey City, NJ, Rochelle Park, NJ

Echo-news.co.uk

Nurses hailed for helping sort out Basildon Hospital

Ruth May, chief nurse for the East of England, visited the hospital, in Nethermayne, after it came out of special measures and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Carolina Beaches

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

Obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, US Military, US Navy

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

'Risk of abuse' at Broughton Gifford care home, say inspectors

Elderly residents of a Broughton Gifford care home are not protected from the risk of abuse, according to a damning report by government inspectors.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine

WESH-TV

Boy rushed to hospital after dog attack

A 9-year-old boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital after a dog attacked and bit him in the head on Ryan Avenue in Apopka.

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The Argus

Sussex Hospitals prepare for rise in patients due to heatwave

The recent heatwave is believed to be linked to the rise in demand, as many patients admitted they are suffering conditions often related to high temperatures.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Journal

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Business Journal

Who needs college? Pre-baccalaureate workers a growing percentage of health care workforce

More than half of America's health care workforce has an associate's degree or less, according to a new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

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