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MANY specialist nurses work in primary care - taking healthcare right to the heart of communities and adding quality to people's lives.
The purpose of this engagement is to inform the commissioning approach for the future Hounslow integrated consultant led community pulmonary rehabilitation, home oxygen assessment and specialist nurse support service and to gauge the level of market interest.
WOMEN with incurable breast cancer are receiving poor care due to a lack of specialist nurses, according to a new report.
Figure 3: The referral steps and clinical pathway Step 1 * Pathologist informs VIFM specialist nurse and family contact initiated Step 2 * Referral received by RMH and RCH specialist nurses for triage, intake, education and action Step 3 * Appropriate screening organised, clinician assigned, appointments booked Step 4 * Verify histories, liaise with clinicians, clinic preparation then clinic follow-up Step 5 * Feedback to VIFM and information shared (with consent)
Professor Judith Ellis, chief executive of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), called on specialist nurses to stand united in opposing the introduction of the new model.
If you would like more information about these beneficial sessions, contact Anthony Hanratty, MND specialist nurse on 01642 854318 or contact the local MND Association by calling Luke Rutter on 01642 813300 or go online to www.
A CHRONIC shortage of specialist nurses is affecting sufferers of an auto-immune disease.
As a result of the consultation we will be moving ahead more quickly with this specialist nurse prescribing.
Cure Leukaemia aims to raise enough money from the Fun Run to help fund a new specialist nurse at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
As a result of this not all lung cancer patients get access to a specialist nurse, despite having complex needs.

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