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12 June 2017 Applicants from EU nurses drops by 96% since Brexit vote

There has been a phenomenal drop in the number of nurses registering to work in the UK since Brexit. The figures show:
July 2016, 1,304 nurses from the EU joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.

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9 June 2017 Studies reveal increase in waiting times for surgery

A new study of waiting times information by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has discovered that in March 2017 the amount of patients waiting more than six months for treatment was 126,188 – a rise of 180% in four years.

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23 May 2017 TED Talk - A Tribute to Nurses

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17 May 2017 One Together Impact Awards 2017

The OneTogether Impact Awards have been formed to identify, celebrate and encourage best practice to improve surgical care and reduce the risk of surgical site contaminations.

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12 May 2017 1 in 8 have Experienced Personal Medical Information Theft

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3 May 2017 23% Drop in Student Nursing Applications

Data published by the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) revealed a 23% drop in applicants from England making at least one choice involving nursing and midwifery compared to last year, amidst an overall 5% decrease in applications across all subjects.

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21 April 2017 Nano-technology bandages to be trialled within the next 12 months

Scientists have state that bandages which can sense how a wound is healing and communicate back to health professionals could be trialled within the next 12 months.

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13 April 2017 British girl is first child to receive artificial heart

Chloe Narbonne is the first girl in Britain to receive an artificial heart after a failed heart transplant. She spent over 9 hours in surgery at London’s Royal Brompton Hospital.

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