Rise in the number of suicides in the South West

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Rise in the number of suicides in the South West

Hospital admissions for self-harm also rise

Public health leaders in the South West have outlined a new approach to combat a sign...

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Risk of hospital patient mortality increases with nurse staffing shortfalls,

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Risk of hospital patient mortality increases with nurse staffing shortfalls, study finds

March 17, 2011 By Sarah Anderson

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nurses are the front-line caregivers to hospital patients, coordinating and providing direct care and delivering it safely and reliably. The goal for any hospital is to ensure that each of its patient-care units has an adequate number of nurses during every shift.

Ideally, the proper number of hours nu...

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