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3 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Warrington Guardian

New scheme helps 17-year-old forced to have 60 stitches after dog attack

The Paediatric Acute Response Team treats and monitors under 18s who have illnesses including fevers, diarrhoea and urinary tract infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England

Gazette Series

the Sun shone over the Five Valleys as Stroud saw the first same-sex couple marry today, Monday.

After meeting ten years ago at a pub in Grimsby, Eve Rennie and Lorretta Leggat, who live in Bath Road, Stroud, finally tied the knot.

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Cape Breton Post

Management interviews Halifax nurses involved in illegal strike

Nova Scotia's largest health authority says it has scheduled meetings with about 150 unionized registered nurses to discuss their part in a recent illegal strike.

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Pacific Daily News

TakeCare gives to UOG nursing program

In this photograph, submitted on April 7, TakeCare representatives present the check to UOG officials and nursing students.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Guam

Worcester News

Patients in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates benefit from new service

MORE than 80 people in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates have benefitted from a nurse-led service which launched in September last year.

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Science Daily

Patients with kidney failure to get a new lease on life

End stage kidney disease is a global public health problem with an estimated 2.4 million patients on dialysis.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Inpatient mental health care improved aboard Camp Lejeune

For close to 30 years, the inpatient psychiatric ward at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune lacked security and an environment conducive to healing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News, Medicine, Supplement, ALA, US Navy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Controversial plans to scrap night time care at Westhoughton care home approved

Bolton Council cabinet members raised no objections to closing intermediate and respite care beds at Winifred Kettle Community Care Centre today.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Cheshire County, England, World News, Medicine

Blackpool Citizen

NHS 'faces cuts over lack of funds'

More money must be ploughed into the NHS or there could be "significant cuts to services", a health charity has warned.

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Las Vegas Newstrip

America's Assisted Living Nurses

If you or someone you care about is among the more than 40 million Americans over age 65 or the estimated 8,000 more who reach that age every day a few facts about aging and caring for the aged may be good to know.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Long Term Care, Health

Medical Daily

Stroke Recovery Managed By Pharmacists More Effective Than Traditional Nursing Care

Pharmacists may be better at managing the recovery of stroke patients compared to trained nurses, according to a new study that could help improve care for the nearly one million Americans who suffer an attack each year.

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Newswise

Loyola Nursing Class of '64, Together Forever

MAYWOOD, Ill. - For a special group of Loyola University Chicago nursing students, 1964 was a year of remarkable transformation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Chicago, Wedding

Maldonandburnham Standard

Call to doctors and nurses over pay

Dave Prentis said all Unison's resources will be mobilised in any fight against the Government's decision not to agree to an across-the-board 1% wage rise in the NHS Nurses and doctors have been urged to stand "shoulder-to-shoulder" with other health workers in a campaign over pay amid the threat of industrial action.

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Andover Advertiser

Nurses 'have no time to care'

Half of nurses are working through breaks or beyond their shift, revealing a health service under "severe strain", a new report has warned.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Cavalier Daily

Finishing the fight against against cancer

The speakers discussed the importance of raising money and participating in events, such as Relay For Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka nursing homes pursue culture change

Nursing homes traditionally have run more like hospitals than homes, but a growing number around Topeka are changing business as usual.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Dining, Life, Food, Medicine

NEWS.com.au

Extra duties for nurses in overhaul

NURSES would screen for bowel cancer and administer low-grade anaesthetics under a radical plan to save public hospitals $430 million a year.

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Alabama Live

Life Stories: Her nursing skills honed by war, Janice Feagin Britton...

SPANISH FORT, Alabama - From the time she volunteered as a young nurse during World War II to when she traveled to Africa with the Peace Corps in her late 70s, Janice Feagin Britton led an adventurous and interesting life, one underscored by faith.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Spanish Fort, AL, Alabama, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

With new health law, insurers target diabetics

As hundreds of thousands of diabetics get health coverage under the federal law, insurance companies are aggressively targeting this glut of new patients.

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