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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Nurses don wigs to promote better health

Staff at East Tamaki Healthcare general practices have been donning wigs, wings, hula skirts and decorating clinics in a bid to encourage their patients to take more notice of improving their health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

7 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Memories of former hospital flood back

THIRTY former nurses who trained and worked at the Royal Isle of Wight County Hospital, Ryde, in the 1960s met up for a reunion at the Lakeside Hotel, Wootton.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Isle of Wight County, VA

11 hrs ago | WGBH

Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads

Health officials are making an extra push for vaccination against mumps in Columbus, Ohio, in the wake of an outbreak that started at Ohio State University.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University, Medicine

13 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

'Seaside Soiree' to benefit visiting nurses

Members of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County's benefit committee include Ann Sheffer of Westport, who is hosting the fundraiser at her home on Stony Point, Judy Higby of Wilton, Janet Lebovitz of New Canaan, Ellen Lewis of Wilton, Aislinn Gavin of Danbury, and Helen-Rendell-Baker of Wilton.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fairfield County, CT, Westport, CT, New Canaan, CT, Danbury, CT

18 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

Managers answer concerns

Airedale Hospital bosses have said premises that are not owned by the hospital need to be "fit for purpose" when they are used for Airedale patient appointments.

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Related Topix: Medicine

22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Demand increasing for paid caregivers

The 66-year-old Sioux City man never thought he would instead be taking care of Alicia Johnson, 53, who suffers from congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and diabetes.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Medicine, Long Term Care

Fri Apr 18, 2014

AndhraNews

All Children's Hospital Chief Patient Safety Officer Named to...

The American Academy of Pediatrics has selected Dr. Brigitta Mueller, Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, to serve as a member of the executive committee of the Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety .

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Related Topix: Baylor College of Medicine, St. Petersburg, FL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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