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News on Nursing continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Nursing Home Disclosure Bill: Transparency or Intrusion?

At issue is a bill that would require nursing homes to disclose the financial status of any "related party" businesses that contract with the homes - such as associated companies that own the facility properties, or spinoff businesses that provide rehabilitation or management services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cromwell, CT

7 hrs ago | HON

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Patients may get the best care when treated in hospital units staffed by highly experienced nurses, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University

9 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Boulder County's 'bunny guru' nurses injured rabbits back to health

It's best if young rabbits stay in the wild because the mother is bonded to her babies and teaching them how to survive.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Medicine, Home Gardening, Home, Lafayette, CO

12 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Hospital staff continue to work under pressure, say the union

UNION chiefs remain concerned about staffing levels at East Lancashire's hospitals, despite a recent recruitment drive for consultants and nurses.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

16 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

'Minor' issues at the nursing home can cause disastrous care transitions, expert warns

What may appear to be minor administrative problems in a nursing home - a fax machine locked away at night or no one designated to copy paperwork - can cause major headaches in care transitions, a geriatrician warned in a webinar Thursday.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Medicine

17 hrs ago | Ham and High

Whittington Hospital nurse accused of fabricating 'groundbreaking' research

Staff at the Whittington Hospital were said to be 'surprised' when they first learned of Mr Di Giacomo's research paper.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

FansShare

Paz de la Huerta's performance in "Nurse 3-D" may have saved career

However, her acting performance in "Nurse 3-D" was so exceptional that she might have made herself similar to Alec Baldwin , an actor whose talent outweighs his off set indiscretions.

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Related Topix: Boardwalk Empire, Entertainment, Television, Paz de la Huerta, Medicine

Burnley Citizen

NHS whistleblower wins tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers Cardiologist Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust during a years-long "witch hunt", according to Ashfords LLP.

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Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine

The Baltimore Sun

No looking backward [Commentary]

Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act .

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Medicare, Opinion

Tring Today

Put your best foot forward to support hospice's wacky fundraising drive

A hospice which provides 24 hour for people with life-limiting illnesses is encouraging people to step up and join in with their latest fundraising initiative.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WMFD-TV Mansfield

A.U. Schar Nursing College Starts Doctor Of Nursing Program

Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Nursing on Trimble Road in Mansfield is expanding its academic programming.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ashland University, Mansfield, OH

ComputerWorld

With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

As an emergency room physician rushes to a patient, he glances at a QR code by the door to the patient's room and immediately can see the man's medical history and the nurse's notes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Daily Echo

Pneumonia death inquest

A SOUTHAMPTON grandad died after contracting pneumonia combined with an infection from a long-standing leg ulcer, an inquest was told.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: GONE: Barry Maternity Hospital, formerly the Queen's nurses home

BUILT in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, Barry's former nurses' home and maternity hospital no longer stands on the corner of Woodlands Road and Belmont Street.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KLTV Tyler

ETX nursing students and homeless people teach each other lessons

East Texas nursing students are helping homeless people improve their health. UT Tyler and UT Longview are partners with the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Texas at Tyler

The Daily News Leader

School nurses face challenges daily

The days of school nurses only taking temperatures and putting on Band-Aids is long gone.

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Related Topix: Stuarts Draft, VA, Augusta County, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Therapists use music as a tool to deliver treatment

Three-and-a-half-year-old Emma Quick runs into a room filled with instruments spread out across the floor.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Toronto Star

Why hasn't the nursing crisis improved since a 2008 story on Canada's shortage?

The first four sentences lay out the problem: “It's a damning, disastrous cycle: Not enough nurses to fill shifts.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CBC News

Halifax nurses who walked out told to explain their actions

Nova Scotia's premier is not offering any sympathy to nurses working in the Capital District Health Authority who have been ordered to attend meetings about the illegal strike earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Witney Gazette

Care home nurse is cautioned for threat

A care home nurse has been cautioned after threatening to cut the daughter of a quadriplegic patient "into little pieces".

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Related Topix: Medicine

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