Nigeria: Midwives Are a LLifeline for Better Maternal Health, Nigeria Must Invest in Them
[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the Year 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and The Midwife. In this Thought Leadership OpEd for Nigeria Health Watch, Olajumoke Adebayo, a Young Midwifery Leader at the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), writes about the critical roles that midwives play in reducing maternal mortality around the world and why Nigeria must begin to pay attention to investments into this health workforce cadre, for the good of its mothers and child (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 28, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Hopkins Nurses Are Inventors
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 28, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Uganda Adds 43,000+ Health Workers, Expands Access to Care in 128 Districts
February 25, 2020Between 2014 and 2019, Uganda added more than 43,000 health workers in 128 districts, thanks to IntraHealth International’sStrengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) in Uganda Activity.In 2015, Uganda was far below the World Health Organization standard of 2.3doctors,nurses, and midwives per 1,000 people. And while new workers were graduating from health professional schools, they weren’t filling the major service gaps because staffing structures in Uganda weren’t set up to meet the country’s increased demands and changing health needs, such as maternal health services (Uganda'...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Uganda Strengthening Human Resources for Health Activity Digital Health Human Resources Management Gender Equality Health Workforce & Systems Management and Performance Nursing Midwifery Quality of Care Midwives Nurses Physicia Source Type: news

Protecting midwives on the front lines of the Ebola response
NORTH KIVU AND ITURI PROVINCES, Democratic Republic of the Congo –The Democratic Republic of the Congo remains in the grip of the world ’ssecond largest Ebola epidemic on record, although the incidence of caseshas slowed. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Seychelles: Nurses' and Midwives' Critical Role to the Provision of Health Services in the Seychelles Strongly Articulated At the Launching of the 'Year of the Nurse and Midwife'
[WHO] Nurses' and midwives' critical role to the provision of health services in the Seychelles strongly articulated at the launching of the "Year of the Nurse and Midwife" (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fall in infant deaths after consecutive rises in rates
But birth rates in England and Wales have been falling too, and there ’s been no change in the death rate among newborns, latest ONS data show Related items fromOnMedica Life expectancy gap continues to widen UK lagging behind peers on child health Has austerity reversed decline in infant mortality? Exploring hunches Midwives demand ‘equivalence’ in prison perinatal care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Maternal Deaths Declining in Morocco Thanks to Midwives, but More Support Needed
[UNFPA] Madame Najat Baloui, a midwife in Casablanca, vividly remembers a childbirth that went horribly wrong. "A woman was delivering vaginally," Ms. Baloui recalled. "After several hours, the labour stopped suddenly." (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 15, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Maternal deaths declining in Morocco thanks to midwives, but more support needed
RABAT, Morocco –Madame Najat Baloui, a midwife in Casablanca, vividly remembers a childbirth that went horribly wrong. “A woman was delivering vaginally,” Ms. Baloui recalled. “After several hours, the labour stopped suddenly.”Realizing the woman was at risk of uterine rupture, Ms. Baloui rushed her patient to an operating room for an emergency Caesarean section. “During the intervention, the doctor confirmed that the uterus was starting to tear,” Ms. Baloui recounted.The woman survived. So did her baby.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

New CQC concerns over troubled maternity service
Midwives at the hospital trust at the centre of a maternity investigation were having to make decisions on the treatment of high risk women which should have been made by doctors, the Care Quality Commission found in an inspection last month. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fighting against NHS fees for pregnant migrant women
Delegates to UNISON’s women’s conference voted through a vital motion this morning, pledging to fight the NHS fees for pregnant women. Presenting the motion, Milton Keynes branch secretary Mary Moore explained that the fees are designed as part of the UK’s “hostile environment for migrants”. For pregnant women, this comes in the form of violent and degrading policies, forcing health workers to act foremost as border control and debt collectors instead of as health providers. If a woman is pregnant and seeking asylum, or does not have secure immigration status in the UK, they can expect to be c...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News 2020 Women's Conference health hostile environment immigration Midwives unison women Source Type: news

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in the 2020s
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International Midwives and nurses —like Sellyvine (left) at the women's hospital in Nakuru, Kenya —make up 50% of the health workforce worldwide. They're in the spotlight during 2020 and will play a crucial role in whether their countries can achieve their most ambitious health targets by 2030. Photo by Georgina Goodwin for IntraHealth International.February 14, 2020Every year, we look at the top global health issues coming our way in the next 12 months. But global health is a long game and it’s a brand-new decade, so this year, we’re look...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Mental Health Noncommunicable Diseases Digital Health Policy Advocacy Gender Equality Nursing Midwifery Youth Midwives N Source Type: news

New Report Evaluates PEPFAR Investments in Strengthening the Health Workforce in Rwanda
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examines how Human Resources for Health (HRH) in Rwanda— a program funded in part by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) from 2012 to 2017— affected morbidity and mortality outcomes for people living with HIV. HRH Rwanda aimed to increase the number and quality of physicians, nurses, and midwives specializing in HIV care. The report offers recommendations and lessons that other countries can apply to improve HIV workforce development and strengthen their health systems at large. Read More (Source: News from...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

CU Center for Midwifery Longmont announces partnership with Mothers' Milk Bank
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) The University of Colorado College of Nursing's Center for Midwifery -- Longmont (CFM-Longmont) practice is partnering with Mother's Milk Bank (MMB) as one of the milk bank's newest human milk donation locations in the Denver metro area, and the first in the city of Longmont. To celebrate, CFM-Longmont will be hosting a kick-off reception at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14 at 2030 Mountain View Avenue, Suite 400, which is open to the public. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: There's No Doubt Nurses, Midwives Are the Heart of Healthcare
[East African] A man who really cares for his patients will soon learn to ask for and appreciate the information of a nurse, who is at once a careful observer and a clear reporter." (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cells to Society: Year of the Nurse / Global Impact
This study establishes baseline sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of hospitalized patients in Nepal who were experiencing heart failure.     Read more   Maternal Health ...
Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Hospital admissions due to alcohol up 6% in a year
Drinking alcohol was the main reason for 358,000 admissions to hospital in 2018/19 Related items fromOnMedica Domestic abuse link to men with alcohol problems Work to begin on alcohol treatment guideline Doctors and midwives welcome clear alcohol advice Send ‘harmful drinkers’ for liver disease scans, GPs urged Twice as many people being admitted to hospital for alcohol abuse (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Future of Health Care in Mali Starts with Women
By Katherine Seaton, Editorial Officer ; Cheick Oumar Tour é, Country director, Mali and associate regional director, West Africa Gao Nursing School in Mali. Photo taken by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth International.February 06, 2020More than half of Mali’s residents live in rural areas. Add to that the country’s shortage of health workers and high-quality training programs, plus political instability, and high-quality health care becomes much harder to access.But over the past two decades, IntraHealth International’s Mali country director Cheick Touré and his team have worked to chang...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Digital Health Education Performance Leadership and Governance IntraHealth ' s 40th Anniversary Gender Equality Health Workforce Systems Nursing Midwifer Source Type: news

Reflections on 2020 from a Nurse and a Midwife
By Stembile Mugore, Senior advisor for health sector performance and sustainability, IntraHealth International Stembile Mugore presents at IntraHealth's annual SwitchPoint conference. Photo by Ted Richardson for IntraHealth International.February 04, 2020In Florence Nightingale’s day, nursing was a lowly job—but she elevated it. Her working conditions during the Crimea war were deplorable, yet she left a legacy of patient-centered care.In honor of her 200th birthday this year, nurses should bring about the change we want in order to be proud of our profession and to show the world that we deserve recognitio...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Nursing & Midwifery Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

People texting more likely to have ‘near miss’ with a vehicle
Text messaging generally had the most detrimental effect on pedestrian behaviours while crossing roads Related items fromOnMedica Scotland sets out its Public Health priorities Health Outcome Framework may include measure on loneliness Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Midwives demand ‘equivalence’ in prison perinatal care More action needed to treat TB (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Comparison of the effect of standardized patient-based training with team-based learning on the knowledge of midwifery students in providing services to victims of rape - Norouzi Z, Jafarnejad F, Khadivzadeh T, Esmaily H, Hedjazi A.
BACKGROUND: Rape is a widespread and important issue in the field of public health, and its victims require comprehensive and gender-sensitive health services. Healthcare providers, especially midwives, play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

HealthPartners union calls strike vote for 1,800 workers
A group of 1,800 HealthPartners employees represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Minnesota could walk off the job soon after negotiations between the health system and the union fell apart over the weekend. The union will hold a vote this Thursday for a seven-day strike. The employees represented by SEIU are non-physician health care workers like nurses, dental assistants and midwives. The negotiations have centered around health benefits. HealthPartners is asking… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

THE SECRET MIDWIFE warns the NHS is buckling under the strain and staff dare not take sick leave
THE SECRET MIDWIFE: The NHS crisis is having a dire impact and some staff don't take sick leave as they get threatened with a 'capability meeting' if they have one sick day in the next three months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nurses Express Concern Over Nigeria's Preparedness for Coronavirus
[This Day] Abuja -The leadership of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has expressed fears over the safety of its members in an eventual outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Year, Advance Your Career
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 29, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Most women experience good maternity care
The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff, felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, according to a national survey by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

THE SECRET MIDWIFE: I was told to call someone else for help when baby's heartbeat slowed
THE SECRET MIDWIFE: In my 15 years as a qualified midwife, the number of managers doubled while the number of midwives has halved. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces $250 Million Commitment to Support Frontline Health Workers, Reaching 100 Million People By 2030
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., January 23, 2020 -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced a $250 million commitment to frontline health workers through the company's founding of the new Center for Health Worker Innovation. Recognizing the World Health Organization (WHO) Year of the Nurse and Midwife and the critical role health workers play in early detection and response to pandemics like the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Center will support one million nurses, midwives and community health workers by 2030 reaching 100 million patients. The Center responds to the WHO's projected shortage...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

The Future of Global Health Starts with Nurses and Midwives
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth InternationalJanuary 23, 2020We think 2020 is going to be our kind of year.Maybe it’s the optimism of a brand-new decade. Or maybe it’s knowing that despite all the global uncertainty and unrest, humans are in a pretty good place, historically speaking. Today less than 10% of people live in extreme poverty,according to the World Bank—down from almost 36% just 30 years ago.But it’s more than that. For the first time ever, the global health community is shifting its gaze to a group of people we atIntraHealth International have been passionate about for 40 years now...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Policy Advocacy Gender Equality Nursing Midwifery Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

Policy Changes in Tanzania and Beyond Unleash Full Power of Nurses
By Carol Bales , Advocacy and policy communications manager, IntraHealth International Imelda Ngonyani is a skilled nurse in Tanzania. Photo by Josh Estey for IntraHealth International.January 21, 2020You can usually find nurse Imelda Ngonyani working in the maternity ward at Sekou Toure Regional Hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania.“My happiest moments there are when I help a mom bring home a new, healthy baby,” she says.Although she’s primarily helping women safely deliver, she’s also often called to a nearby clinic to perform a simple surgery for men that can help prevent HIV.A key HIV-prevention str...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS Nursing Midwifery Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

Midwifery apprenticeships could help address midwife shortage
‘Landmark’ degree apprenticeships will widen out access to midwifery, says RCM as UK’s first apprentices start training Related items fromOnMedica GP waiting times: learning from the past In 2020 and beyond we must embrace the tenets of population health - with all that that entails Over half of GPs plan to leave within five years CQC's State of Care report finds standards improving but warns of pressures Vital that parties tackle NHS funding shortfall (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

In Uzbekistan, midwives learn to make calls that save lives
KANLIKUL, Uzbekistan– Soon after Munira Kholmurodova gave birth to her third child, a son, she started bleeding profusely. “I was so scared that I would not be able to hug my child,” she said. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: csantamaria Source Type: news

Expectant fathers treating Edinburgh NHS maternity ward 'like hotel' by ordering takeaways
There are so many men staying at the postnatal unit at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary that staff struggle to reach emergency buzzers and deliver proper care, according to midwives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Certified nurse-midwives lead collaborative care model as solution to obstetrician shortage
(Mayo Clinic) Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout rate. An unusually large number of practicing obstetricians are expected to retire within the next decade, which will add to an already acute physician shortage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Calling The Shots In The Year Of The Nurse And Midwife
How do we honor some less-acknowledged medical professionals and clear up some misconceptions about what they do?(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Online Rankings and Year of the Nurse and Midwife
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 14, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

"I wouldn't have hit you, but you would have killed your baby:" exploring midwives' perspectives on disrespect and abusive Care in Ghana - Dzomeku VM, Boamah Mensah AB, Nakua EK, Agbadi P, Lori JR, Donkor P.
BACKGROUND: Quality maternal health reduces maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Healthcare professionals, including midwives, are significant agents for the promotion of quality maternal health. Frequents reports of disrespect and abuse of child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Newly appointed NI health minister to meet unions
Bid to end strike over health staff pay parity Related items fromOnMedica Paediatrician shortfall jeopardising child health services Policy and planning for NHS workforce - ‘not fit for purpose’ Nearly £100m spent on temp staffing for midwifery NHS rolls out staff retention scheme to general practice Public believe many more nurses needed for safe care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Challenge myth that personality disorder is untreatable
Psychiatrists say myth means people with personality disorders are denied specialist care, which can be fatal Related items fromOnMedica Experts urge radical action on mental health crises Midwives demand ‘equivalence’ in prison perinatal care Should we recognise obesity as a disease? ‘No improvement’ in community mental health care Mental health patients report poorer hospital experiences (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 10, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Midwives in NI to vote on industrial action
The Royal College of Midwives says its members are paid less than their counterparts in GB. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Midwives urged to vote for industrial action
Northern Irish midwives earn £2,000 less than English equivalents Related items fromOnMedica New mothers must have proper postnatal checks, warn GPs UK lagging behind peers on child health Fewer than ever women smoke at point of birth Perinatal mental health training gets funding boost Doctors should regard FGM as child abuse (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Year of the Nurse and the Midwife highlights ‘backbone’ of health systems
The world will need an additional nine million nurses and midwives to achieve the commitment of providing all people with access to health care by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘Stay away from A & E ’ warning for New Year’s Eve
Welsh Ambulance Service appeals to the public over a period of peak demand Related items fromOnMedica NMC responded inadequately to midwife failings in Furness Medics call for better use of same-day emergency clinics Eight in ten stillbirths might have been avoided Changes needed for emergency care to avoid winter crisis A&E statistics - ‘a failure for patients’ (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 31, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

WHO launches global push to plug worldwide shortage of nursing staff
World Health Assembly has designated 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife Related items fromOnMedica Home Office woes Nurses call for 'People's Vote' on Brexit NHS relying on less skilled and foreign nurses Record number of registered nurses on NMC register Role of school nurses threatened by endless paperwork (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 30, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS chief and former CMO among those in health given new year honours
Simon Stevens knighted and Sally Davies becomes a Dame of the Grand Cross of the Order of Bath Related items fromOnMedica RCGP sets out priorities for general practice for new prime minister EU nurses and midwives shun the UK as place to work Home Office woes Role of school nurses threatened by endless paperwork Safeguarding: what lies ahead for 2019 (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 30, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ten Big Moments in Global Health from the 2010s
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International A nurse provides antiretroviral medicines to an HIV-positive client in Guatemala. Photo by Anna Watts for IntraHealth International. (Banner: Felicia, a 29 year old Liberian nurse, prepares to go inside an Ebola patient ward to draw blood. Photo by Morgana Wingard for USAID, used underCC BY-NC 2.0.)December 19, 2019As the 2010s come to a close, we’re looking back on the past decade in global health. Here are ten big moments that will stick with us—and could continue to shape the future of health for us all.2010: We worried about a global...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Noncommunicable Diseases Policy Advocacy Gender Equality Global Health Security Health Workforce Systems Nursing Midwifery Source Type: news

Feasibility and Safety of IUD Insertion by Mid-Level Providers in Sub-Saharan Africa
CONCLUSIONSThe findings support task shifting of IUD insertion to mid-level providers to improve IUD access in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

WHO (World Health Organization) Health Emergencies Programme (WHE): The Way W(H)E Work; Nurses at the Front
Source: World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM). Published: 12/19/2019. This one-hour presentation highlights how the World Health Organization Health Emergencies (WHE) Programme works in emergencies, such as in Ukraine and Whole-of-Syria, and emphasizes nursing roles in all stages of the emergency management cycle: prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. It discusses how nurses and midwives are often left out of planning for emergency preparedness and response, and details the greatest health risks in 2019. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Significant safety issues for children on long-term ventilation at home, say researchers
In nearly half of officially reported incidents in England and Wales, child came to harm, analysis shows Related items fromOnMedica Should we have compulsory measles vaccination at school entry? Parental confidence in immunisation programme ‘very high’ Midwives demand ‘equivalence’ in prison perinatal care NHS must improve access to screening to save lives Flimsy evidence for pharmacy sore throat test, claims dtb (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Register increase good news, but hard line on immigration could damage numbers
Commenting on the latest figures published today (Tuesday) by the Nursing and Midwifery Council regarding the number of staff on its register, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “The more nurses and midwives on the register the merrier. But while it’s good to see more homegrown recruits entering the profession via the training routes, the rise still leaves the NHS way short of what’s needed. “With Brexit dominating the domestic agenda, the numbers from European countries wanting to work here continue to decline. As EU staff understandably turn their backs on the UK, the NHS has become...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release BREXIT eu nurses health NHS Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Best of 2019 from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - December 16, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news