The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.
Unions have today criticised the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to increase the annual registration fees for nurses and midwives from £100 to £120.
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This Week's Practice
Patient Blood Management aims to reduce inappropriate transfusions and ensure they are only given where they are clinically indicated
A recent review of end-of-life care recommended phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway despite finding that, when properly used, it is a model of good practice
Evidence supporting the use of subcutaneous fluids in patients nearing the end of life is limited. The benefits of this intervention must be considered on an individual basis
The administration of topical eye medications must be given the same priority and attention to safety as drugs administered by the systemic route
Patients receiving blood transfusions can die if errors are made and if the signs of a severe reaction are not recognised and acted on at an early stage
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Health Education England will pay for courses to encourage former nurses to return to the profession, Nursing Times can reveal ahead of a campaign to help address national staff shortages.
Palliative care helps people with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.
The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.
There is a “real and continuing problem” over the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns about patient care, according to a report submitted to a national inquiry into whistleblowing.
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