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47 min ago | Ipswich Evening Star

Bury St Edmunds: West Suffolk Hospital's new batch of Portuguese nurses after overseas recruitment

The new arrivals, who are due to start in October, will work across all areas of the hospital and will be used to replace bank and agency nurses, fill existing vacancies and help staff additional capacity which may be needed at times of high demand.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Asthma attack fears as one in three patients skips check-up

MORE than one-third of Scottish asthma sufferers are putting themselves at risk of fatal attacks by missing vital checks-ups with their doctors.


Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Medicine

The Macon Telegraph

Crawford among 5 to oppose VA overhaul measure

The congressman from east Arkansas voted against a measure that cleared the House 420-5 and is now headed to the Senate for a vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine

CBS News

House approves bill overhauling VA health care

The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week.


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



The $16.3 billion measure is intended help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make firing senior executives at the VA easier.


Related Topix: Medicine, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

The Washington Post

What's in bill to overhaul VA

Congress is set to adopt a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make it easier to fire senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Increased 'bed taxes' on nursing facilities warrant...

States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare providers to fund Medicaid in recent years, and federal authorities should look more closely at this trend, according to a government report released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Medicine

Community hospital singled out for nursing award

A HEALTH centre in Marlow has been praised for giving outstanding support to student nurses after being chosen for a top award this week.


Related Topix: Medicine

Oxford Times

Molly's the face of our city's fight to find cure for cancer

The 12-year-old Matthew Arnold School pupil was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia just before her third birthday in 2005.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Massive medics should slim says NHS

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens as o verweight doctors and nurses are encouraged to slim down to set a good example to patients.


Business Journal

University of Hawaii nursing simulation center receives three-year accredidation

The University of Hawaii at Manoa's nursing school has become the first in the state to receive a three-year accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for its translational health science simulation center, which serves as a practice ground for students and local health care providers.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

A few weeks ago, we took a look at nonverbal greetings around the world. In Japan, they bow.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo, E. Coli, Health, Medicine


Five Things to Know About the New VA Secretary

The Senate confirmed Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, one month after President Obama nominated him for the post.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Medicine, US Military, US Army

Brandon Sun

2 Vancouver pharmacies to offer customers free HIV testing in pilot project

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

Bladen Journal

DeVane earns Duke nursing award

Jacqueline DeVane, a licensed practical nurse from Sutton Station Internal Medicine, was awarded the 2014 Friends of Nursing LPN Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice.


Related Topix: Medicine


House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.


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

The Logan County Herald

Three awarded nursing scholarships by Legion Auxiliary

Left to right, Tecia Hennessey, American Legion Auxiliary Logan Unit #263, Jacquiline Martincic, Courtney Mileham and Marlens Schrader, Unit #263 Education Chairman.


Related Topix: Medicine, Logan County, IL, Springfield, IL, Lincoln, IL, Anderson University

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Retired nurse celebrates 100 years

A RETIRED nurse from Canada who has spent many years of her life in Bromsgrove celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend.


Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

What Nursing Shortage?

Do you remember hearing dire predictions of an oncoming nursing shortage about a decade ago? Well, never mind.

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