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22 February 2017 EORNA Programme Preview

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16 February 2017 AAGBI - New guidance on patient consent for anaesthesia

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) has issued new guidance on patient consent for anaesthesia.

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9 February 2017 I am not a robot

NHS Digital have confirmed that so many NHS employees use the Google search engine that it had begun asking them to take a test to confirm they were "not a robot".

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1 February 2017 The Most Compact MRI on the Planet Aids Premature Babies

Doctors in Sheffield are testing the use of a compact MRI to generate images of the brains of premature babies. The neonatal MRI machine is one of only two custom-built machines in the world.

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25 January 2017 Watchdogs warn about insufficient checks for overseas healthcare staff

Ministers in the UK have been advised to tighten the guidelines to let overseas midwives and nurses enter and work in the UK.

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20 January 2017 Demand for hospital services outstripping NHS funding

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11 January 2017 Police Investigate Saline Bags at North Cumbria Trust

Police are investigating whether saline bags at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust have been tampered with.

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5 January 2017 NatSSIPs group survey request.

National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures group survey request.

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