Five Receive 2015 Samuel Cook Society Honors for Service

Five Get 2015 Samuel Cook Society Formality for Service

Durham, NC – Kari Barclay, a Duke senior whose theater work has concentrated on connecting art to community activism, was one of 5 recipients of the 2016 Samuel Dubois Cook Society Awards Tuesday night at the Washington Duke Inn. The society was founded in 1997 to honor the university’s very first African-American professor as well as community members who follow Cook’s example of social advocacy and leadership. The awards honor students, professors, staff and community members for innovative advocacy that produces modification. In addition to Barclay, other receivers were Dr. Delbert Wigfall, Courtnea A. Rainey, Stephanie Helms Pickett and Paula Tanabe. The late Dr. Sharon Elliott-Bynum, understood for her community work on HELP and addictions, received the society’s Distinguished Service award …
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National University Partners With Planetree, a Global Leader in Patient-Centered Healthcare, to Prepare a New Generation of Health Professionals

Collaboration is initially of its kind with an educational institution to infuse curriculum with patient-centered healthcare principles; Planetree’s techniques are considered the gold requirement amongst organizations around the world (PRWEB) February 17, 2016 National University, the second-largest personal not-for-profit university in California, and Planetree, Inc., a mission-based not-for-profit company that partners with health care companies around the world, announce the first partnership of its kind to train a new generation of health professionals in extraordinary patient-centered care. This is Planetree’s first partnership with an academic organization, and it provides a distinct chance to collectively prepare students in patient-centered care. Patient-centered care emphasizes the active partic …
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Are frontline NHS 111 personnel really too exhausted to work successfully? One worker describes a typical shift

Recently, photos emerged revealing paramedics asleep at their desks while working at a busy NHS call centre. The images, consisted of below, were taken at the very same centre in Dorset where a call handler failed to acknowledge the signs of sepsis prior to one-year-old William Mead passed away in December 2014. But are frontline NHS staff actually too exhausted to work efficiently? ‘‘ Broken Paramedic’ blogger Mathew Westhorpe, who works in a 111 call centre, wrote a piece for us detailing exactly what a normal shift is like at his centre at Herts Urgent Care. ______________________________________________________ NHS 111: A Clinician’s View by Mathew Westhorpe The NHS 111 call centre hums with activity. Dozens of Health Advisors are dealing with an unexpected influx of calls as we hit another unpred …
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