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Serious inequalities in the provision of elective versus emergency care

If you have rectal cancer, the ideal scenario is that it is picked up on screening (biannual FOB tests from 50 years of age followed by colonoscopy if positive), you then enter into a smooth and well oiled machine of investigation and treatment. 1,081 more words

Knife

Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by @michaelcn67

Frozen with fear

My career long interest in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) stems from an unexpected baptism of fire to the potential realities of nursing as a very junior student nurse.

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Patient Safety

Hexham Hospital and A&E - logic defied

Just been to a public meeting about the threat to the A&E service at Hexham Hospital and the problems with the ambulance service.

The situation seems to defy logic. 800 more words

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Life Threatening Flu Strain

Doctors are warning families this year about a potentially life threatening flu strain.  Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician Dr. Pritish Tosh explains that this year’s strain of flu can be fatal for even healthy children.   137 more words

Paradise Valley Urgent Care

It's time to go.....

Dramatic pause for effect like on the reality shows……..
“Kylie”

The call came yesterday. A long term placement has been found for “Kylie”. It’s really such great news. 360 more words

Foster Care