NHS spending nearly £1.5bn annually to employ temporary nursing staff
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  May 29, 2018  
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 NHS spending nearly £1.5bn annually to employ temporary nursing staffNHS spending nearly £1.5bn annually to employ temporary nursing staff
 
New research shows that the NHS is spending nearly £1.5bn annually to employ temporary nursing staff in order to cope with the staff shortages. There is a shortage of around 40,000 nurses in the country the report has shown.
 
   New research raises concern about rate of postpartum hemorrhageNew research raises concern about rate of postpartum hemorrhage
 
New research from La Trobe University has raised concern about the number of Victorian women suffering potentially dangerous levels of blood loss after childbirth.
 
   AACN brings together over thousands of nurses for annual conferenceAACN brings together over thousands of nurses for annual conference
 
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses brings together thousands of nurses this week in Boston at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition with the theme "Guided by Why."
 
 Researchers develop injectable bandage to stop fatal blood loss, activate wound healing
 
Researchers develop injectable bandage to stop fatal blood loss, activate wound healingWhile several products are available to quickly seal surface wounds, rapidly stopping fatal internal bleeding has proven more difficult.
 
 
 Patients with low-back pain benefit from early physical therapy
 
Patients with low-back pain benefit from early physical therapyPatients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims.
 
 
 New tool gives hope for women with fistula injuries
 
New tool gives hope for women with fistula injuriesThe health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries have outgrown many of the childbirth-related injuries that are still very problematic in poor countries.
 
 
 Study finds early antibiotic initiation for majority of premature infants
 
Study finds early antibiotic initiation for majority of premature infantsMost premature infants, who are at risk for sepsis but who may not have a culture confirmation of infection, continue to receive early antibiotics in the first few days of life, a finding that suggests neonatal antibiotic stewardship efforts are needed to help clinicians identify infants at lowest risk for infection to avoid unnecessary antibiotic exposure.
 
 
 New family support program improves patient-centered care and lowers hospitalization costs
 
New family support program improves patient-centered care and lowers hospitalization costsFamilies of critically ill hospital patients report higher satisfaction with clinician communication and a better perception of patient-centered care when the care team uses a low-cost strategy involving intensive emotional support and frequent meetings, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine randomized trial being presented today at the ATS 2018 International Conference in San Diego and scheduled for...
 
 
 Frequent MRSA surveillance could contain infection in newborns, study finds
 
Frequent MRSA surveillance could contain infection in newborns, study findsThe more often a hospital can check its newborns for deadly MRSA germs, the more likely it will be that they are contained, according to a new study.
 
 
 Study: Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in ICU utilization
 
Study: Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in ICU utilizationA new study suggests that states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) saw a decline in ICU utilization among patients hospitalized for conditions for which hospitalizations may have been prevented through early interventions.
 
 
 Home-based telehealth therapy program effective for stroke rehabilitation, shows study
 
Home-based telehealth therapy program effective for stroke rehabilitation, shows studyIn-home rehabilitation, using a telehealth system and supervised by licensed occupational/physical therapists, is an effective means of improving arm motor status in stroke survivors, according to findings presented by University of California, Irvine neurologist Steven C. Cramer, MD, at the recent 2018 European Stroke Organisation Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.