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Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

A consultation into relaxing the restrictions placed on the work that can be undertaken by HIV positive healthcare workers was launched today by Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies, following a review by a group of leading experts. The Expert … Read more → – Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

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Winterwatch keeps public up to date

29 per cent of healthcare workers vaccinated so far this year A nationwide information service to keep everyone safe and well this winter was launched today by the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies. The online hub will provide … Read more → – Winterwatch keeps public up to date

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Scheme to support healthcare assistants unveiled

New measures to support the training standards of healthcare assistants were unveiled by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today. Speaking at the NHS Employers conference in Liverpool, he set out plans to develop a code of conduct and minimum training standards … Read more → – Scheme to support healthcare assistants unveiled

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Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

Hospital nurses and midwives are among the health workers least likely to have the seasonal flu jab, according to new Department of Health data published today. The latest seasonal flu vaccine uptake reports show, for the first time, those healthcare … Read more → – Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

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