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Truly Medically fit for discharge

Wednesday December 11, 9:45am

Well it’s now 11 weeks into the new service that is MFFD (Medically Fit for Discharge) and what a few weeks we have had! I published our admission, discharge and re-admission data last week and was quite surprised myself at how well we are already doing! Thanks teams for all...

A day in the life of…a newly-qualified Critical Care Nurse

Thursday April 25, 10:53am

A year ago, I would have never believed I would end up a staff nurse working on critical care. It’s now six weeks since starting my first job, surrounded by blood, phlegm and other bodily fluids, and I love it! It certainly hasn’t been easy, the three years training to be...

2011 sees increase in bites and stings support

Friday August 26, 4:33pm

NHS Direct is encouraging people to use its ‘bites and stings’ online health and symptom checker as the latest call volumes show more people this year are turning to the service for advice on this topic. There has been a 17% increase in the number of people calling the 0845...

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