News and practice for nurse managers
New staffing guidance emphasises the need for a culture of transparency and openness in healthcare organisations
Nurse leaders need to be involved in the planning and implementation of new healthcare technology to ensure it is appropriate and practical for frontline workers
Talent management can be used to identify, recruit and develop individuals with leadership qualities in order to fill essential leadership roles
Newly qualified health professionals do not always feel confident about their leadership abilities and may feel unsure of their leadership role
A programme conducted by a Turkish health provider showed a nursing leadership competency model can improve charge nurses’ skills and identify leadership potential
Nurses who work for private companies that provide care funded by the health service will be granted access to the NHS Pension Scheme under proposals announced today.
A criminal inquiry has been launched into the death of a 90-year-old woman who died at scandal-hit Stafford Hospital five years ago.
Patients are significantly more likely to be admitted to hospital in the 10 minutes before a key target could be breached than at any other time, figures show.
People diagnosed with lung cancer are more likely to get surgery as part of their treatment compared to a few years ago, new data shows.
The NHS must do “much better” at preventing flu outbreaks, energy secretary Ed Davey said as he insisted badly insulated homes were only one factor behind the “disgrace” of high winter deaths.
Behind the Headlines
“Fine and ban care home abuse bosses,” the Daily Mirror demands, while the Daily Mail says that “there must be a complete culture change in treatment” for care centres.
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Band 5 staff nurses often need targeted training to make the transition to specialist practitioners. A trust set up a course to prepare candidates for degree study