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news image - NHS England curb on use of Mesh operations

10 July 2018 NHS England curb on use of Mesh operations

NHS England curb on use of Mesh operations

news image - Immediate Past President of AfPP appointed President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses

29 June 2018 Immediate Past President of AfPP appointed President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses

Immediate Past President Mona Guckian Fisher has been appointed as President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN).

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20 June 2018 Williams review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare

Williams review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare

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4 June 2018 Wrong Finger Operated on

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs three hospitals, reported six "never events" in 2017-2018.

news image - Surgical Care Practitioner Core Syllabus | First Edition

22 May 2018 Surgical Care Practitioner Core Syllabus | First Edition

The Surgical Care Practitioner Core Syllabus (first edition) provides an academic tool for those wishing to develop the surgical care practitioner role. It is to be used in conjunction with the Surgical Care Practitioner Curriculum Framework published by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) in 2014

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20 April 2018 New Position Statement on Surgical First Assistant Role

The Perioperative Care Collaborative has this week released a new position statement on the advanced role of Surgical First Assistant.

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6 April 2018 Embracing Action at AORN’s Global Surgical Conference and Expo

In recent weeks, AfPP President Adrian Jones and Past President Mona Guckian Fisher attended the AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 65th annual event, “Embracing Action: Mind Body Spirit” saw more than 10,000 delegates and trade partners attending from across the globe.

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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.

news image - Nursing course applications fall for second year after student bursary scrapped

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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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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