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  1. Xmas efficiency call for hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Hospitals would save millions and free up beds if patients were discharged throughout the year as efficiently as in the run up to Christmas, says a watchdog Hospitals would save money, help patients and free up beds if they discharged patients throughout the year as efficiently as they do in the run up to Christmas, according to a consumer watchdog. Analysis by Healthwatch England found that around 6,000 fewer patients would experience delays if the NHS and care services put the same focus on discharge planning all year as they do for the festive period.

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  2. Canadian doctors preparing for 'all eventualities' in case top...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | National Post

    The nation's largest doctors' group is quietly preparing for possible changes in federal laws governing physician-assisted death, as support among its own members for medical aid in dying grows. The patient was gravely ill, but a lengthy note by nurses at a Halifax hospital focused on the person's next of kin.

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  3. Volunteers sought to help terminally illRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Evening Times

    The fundraising appeal is in March and will involve encouraging people to give a donation in return for a daffodil pin. Collecting for the appeal will help nurses care for someone with a terminal illness at the Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow and in the community so patients can spend more time with the people they love.

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  4. Caregiver Wellness: 5 things to keep in mind when selecting a hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    ... whether your insurance will be accepted. Given her unique background and personal expertise as a Corporate Chief Nursing and Patient Care Officer at three of the largest health care systems in the country, Aurora Health Care System headquartered in ...

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  5. Cornea donations on the rise in steel cityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    An awareness drive recently launched by a Jamshedpur-based NGO to encourage eye donation has reaped rich dividends with more and more people coming forward to pledge/donate their corneas. In the first week of December, Roshni got yet another donor, thus taking the total count till mid-December to nine.

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  6. Liam Butler interviews Claire AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The Cancer Society is the leading cancer patient advocate in New Zealand, providing a voice on all kinds of issues including cancer detection and treatment. The work of the Cancer Society includes the provision of Support Services, Research, Information and Health Promotion.

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  7. Remembering Tsunami 2004: Architecture of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    ... has successfully completed in Aceh; apart from the village, the other projects include a public health centre, nursing college, pharmaceutical academy, secondary school, two orphanages, and a tsunami resource centre constructed from a RM25mil ...

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  8. Bridgewater resident receives March of Dimes Nurse of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

    The March of Dimes New Jersey chapter is pleased to announce that Bridgewater resident Maureen Esteves from Rutgers School of Nursing received the 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award in the Nurse Educator category. Through Nurse of the Year Awards, the March of Dimes recognizes nurses who demonstrate exceptional patient care, compassion, and service.

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  9. Tinubu commissions 60-bed hospital in EdoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    COMMISSIONING: From left: Mr. Osarodion Ogie, Commissioner for Works, Edo State; Governor Adams Oshiomhole; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Mr. Wale Edun, former Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State, at the commissioning of the 6-lane New Lagos Road with walkways and street lights, in Benin City. B ENIN -Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, has commissioned a new 60-bed Specialist Hospital, built by the Governor Adams Oshiomhole government, in Ewohinmi, Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State, complete with state-of-the-art equipment, three-bedroom doctors' quarters and two-bedroom nurses' quarters.

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  10. Woman burned in candle fire at New Bedford apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday Firefighters and medics responded to 74 Bluefield St. at 6:45 a.m. and found a fire in one of the apartments at the housing complex.

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  11. Those We LostRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    ... I'm not sure you can quite relate the depth of someone's loss. Andie and I went to school at the same time. She in nursing, I in medicine. And I have always given her credit of making me a better doctor. Because for every nurse, I see her. And even ...

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  12. Hunt criticised on ambulances planRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bury Times

    Labour today stepped up attacks on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after it emerged that target times for ambulances to reach some seriously-ill patients could be lengthened. A leaked document, obtained by the Press Association, includes plans to change the response time for some "Red 2" patients - those with "serious but not the most life-threatening" conditions - from eight to 19 minutes in England.

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  13. VA is on hiring spree to improve military veteran healthcare, but can it keep jobs filled?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System is pushing to hire more doctors, therapists and other employees to cope with a growing patient load that has strained staff and contributed to frustrating health-care delays for military veterans. As of November, the overall vacancy rate for nurses, a key hospital position, was 6 percent, compared to nearly 16 percent back in June.

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  14. Helen Laura Trout BlalockRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Trout and Julia Gentry Trout of Asheville. She was a registered nurse and graduated from the Nashville School of Nursing in 1944. She was also a member of the Hazelwood Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her ...

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  15. Don't pay specialists for being on call. Here's why.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    Every ER has its call roster, that sacred list of oracles, laying out who we can call when our patients need some service that we cannot provide. If I need a cardiologist, or a neurosurgeon or even a dermatologist for some acute emergency condition, all I need to do is ring up the operator and tell them, "This is the ER doc, I need [insert name of specialty here]."

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  16. Dayton Children's stepping up to meet record levels of visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    This week, Dayton Children's has seen a record number of patients in the emergency department, more than 300 a day. Dayton Children's Urgent Care in Springboro is seeing a large volume of patients as well.

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  17. Associate's Degrees and the Future of JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... nurses created in Boston before 2018, with almost 2,000 more jobs being added throughout the rest of the state. And nursing isn't the only skill that will be in demand in the healthcare industry. Healthcare is one of the fields where middle-skill ...

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  18. Raritan Valley Community College professor honored by Institute for NursingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Carol Patterson of Somerset, Associate Professor of Nursing at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, is a winner of this year's "Divas and Dons Award" from the Institute for Nursing. The award honors a New Jersey nurse who makes an extraordinary impact on the nursing profession and the health community, as well as someone who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and has been a positive influence on others.

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  19. As Broomfield Hospital A and E continues to see high demand,...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    As Broomfield Hospital A and E continues to see high demand, residents urged to use alternative health services over Christmas As Broomfield Hospital A and E continues to experience high demand the Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group is urging everyone to make use of alternative health services over the Christmas and New Year holidays. If you need health advice or care fast and are not sure where to go, try calling NHS 111 - it's free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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  20. Cancer tot's mum's Christmas wish is for her desperately...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The devoted mum of a sick little girl has said: "All I want for Christmas is for my little Princess to get better." Vikki Young's heart-felt festive plea came as daughter Ruby, aged two, faces a second round of gruelling chemotherapy after Christmas to treat an aggressive cancer in her body.

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