Hundreds of nurses and healthcare assistants at a world famous children’s hospital have been told they must each work an extra shift after they were accidentally paid for unworked hours.
A hospital on the South coast is to tell overstaying patients fit enough to go home they will have seven days to leave or face possible legal action, amid fears of bed-blocking.
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Health visitors are crucial to establishing the foundations for a healthy child. This value needs to be gathered through evaluation and monitoring
Community and primary care nurses are ideally placed to support patients and carers in making lifestyle and behaviour changes to improve their health and wellbeing
Nurses have a vital role to play in commissioning but need support as they take on these developing responsibilities to counter competing demands on their time
Patient and staff experience have a direct impact on patient outcomes and are important measurements of the quality of healthcare provision
Although return to practice has been underused as a strategy for recruiting nurses, many returners are highly experienced and likely to remain in practice until retirement
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Nurses are being warned they could miss out on thousands of pounds each in pension money if they choose not to switch their existing benefits to a different scheme in March.
Last week we reported that staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary are trialling a traffic light-style hand hygiene reminder tool.
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A pilot looking at treating prostate cancer away from cancer centres and at home had a major impact on capacity, cost, patient satisfaction and experience