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E-learning package provides education for nurses on medicines management

E-learning package provides education for nurses on medicines management

14 November 2017

Nursing SCRIPT is an e-learning programme for qualified and undergraduate nurses, designed to provide education relating to managing and optimising the use of medicines. Effective medicines management education is crucial in reducing medication errors and improving patient safety.

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The doctor will Skype you now: new video explains how patients can have online appointment

The doctor will Skype you now: new video explains how patients can have online appointment

14 November 2017

A new video has been released which explains how patients in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire can now see their GP or nurse for a medical consultation - without leaving the comfort of their own home. The exciting new programme allows people to discuss medical problems via Skype at a time and place to suit them, instead of going into the surgery. The programme is particularly useful for those patients in care homes, are housebound, or have childcare or caring issues.

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Be part of West Midlands Leadership Edge

Be part of West Midlands Leadership Edge

10 November 2017

Leadership Edge offers a space to flexibly showcase case studies and articles outlining your work, and is now looking for an exciting mix of innovative evaluated projects, research studies through to your expert thought leadership from across the West Midlands health and social care community.

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UK health ‘Innovation Hub’ opens at Dell Medical School

UK health ‘Innovation Hub’ opens at Dell Medical School

10 November 2017

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) and the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin are delighted to announce the establishment of the "ABHI Innovation Hub". The creation of the Hub, a first for ABHI, will offer UK companies the opportunity to locate themselves at a world-class facility and develop their US business within an ecosystem of clinicians, investors and mentors.

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Call for EIT Health Summer Schools 2018 now open

Call for EIT Health Summer Schools 2018 now open

10 November 2017

EIT Health Campus is now accepting applications for the Call for Proposals for Summer Schools 2018. Applications are being accepted until 27 November. Through this call, EIT Health will seek partners from universities, research institutes, industry and the public sector to deliver Summer Schools in 2018.

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