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Marion’s Blog: Deputy Medical Director and Leadership Consultant

Nurses and Midwifes in the South East will be sharing their stories to celebrate and share good practice of the professions, throughout the year. This week Marion Lynch, Deputy Medical Director at NHS England and NHS Improvement South East and Leadership Consultant at NHS Leadership Academy,  will be sharing her story. Why I wanted to […]

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Katie’s blog: Digital Midwife

Nurses and Midwifes in the South East will be sharing their stories to celebrate and share good practice of the professions, throughout the year. This week Katie Watkins, a Digital Midwife at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, will be sharing her story. Why I wanted to become a nurse or midwife Midwifery wasn’t on my […]

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Patients benefit from same-day pharmacist referrals in drive to relieve pressure on doctors

Over 114,000 patients have already benefitted from referrals to highly-skilled pharmacists New ‘pharmacy first’ referral service taken up by over 10,600 pharmacies since October 2019, to relieve pressure on GPs and A+E departments Delivers on Long Term Plan aim of helping more people stay healthy in their communities Over one hundred thousand patients with minor […]

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Pregnant? There’s an app for that!

The NHS across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West has launched a new mum & baby app – a definitive personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond. The app was originally developed by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and their charity CW+ with Imagineear, and has evolved with new content led by North West London Local Maternity […]

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NHS Warning As Winter Vomiting Bug Closes 1,000 Hospital Beds

The NHS is calling on the public to heed advice and stay at home if they have norovirus to avoid passing it on, as hospitals in England have been forced to close more than 1,100 hospital beds over the last week. Top medics are concerned about the spread of the winter vomiting bug this year […]

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‘Let’s Do Our Duty’: Top Nurse Leads NHS Staff Flu Jab Drive

Duncan Burton, Chief Nurse for the NHS in the South East supports the call for the NHS’ frontline workers to protect themselves and their patients this year by taking up their free flu jab. Duncan is supporting this year’s drive to ensure that as many NHS staff in the South East as possible get vaccinated […]

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NHS South East: ‘Shouting Out’ for World Patient Safety Day

NHS staff across the South East are choosing Tuesday 17 September – World Patient Safety Day – to highlight their ongoing commitment to maintaining safe, high quality care to all patients. Patient Safety, something we all take for granted, remains a global health priority, and NHS organisations are adding their collective voice to “shout out” […]

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