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1 March 2018 AfPP Invites Perioperative Practitioners to Celebratory Summer Conference

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) is this year inviting perioperative practitioners from across the UK to attend its Residential Conference, with places available to members for only £60 per day of education.

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13 February 2018 HILDA MEARS AWARD 2017

AfPP Volunteer Award 2017 recipients, Silkroad Surgery for Children recently sent a medical team to Myanmar on an education exchange mission to provide surgery to children of families in need.

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13 February 2018 Nursing course applications fall for second year after student bursary scrapped

Applications to study nursing in England have fallen for a second year, dropping by a third since the Government removed bursaries in 2017 requiring nurses and midwives to pay £9,000 a year in fees.

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19 January 2018 Revised Never Events Policy and Framework

The publication of a new Framework requires providers to take action to bring local policies and procedures in-line with the revised document. The revised Framework will become active upon initiation of the updated 2017-19 NHS Standard Contract on 1 February 2018.

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17 January 2018 AfPP Duo Prepares for Final Stage of Ethiopia Education Programme

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12 January 2018 ODPs invited to have say in future of perioperative workforce

Operating Department Practitioners are invited to an AfPP-led focus group on Friday 23 February in Newcastle as part of a project exploring the future shape of the perioperative team.

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11 January 2018 AfPP Heads Perioperative Care Collaborative

The Association for Perioperative Practice has been recently elected to chair the Perioperative Care Collaborative (PCC) for two years from January 2018.

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8 December 2017 London Regional Team Hosts Two Energetic Study Days

AfPP Regional Lead Efua Hagan and team have been busy over the past few months, with two engaging study days taking place at Kings College London.

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