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From April this year, the number of “care hours per patient day” delivered by nurses and healthcare assistants should become the principal measure of hospitals’ use of nursing staff.
26 November, 2010
NHS London is offering a fully funded course and £1,000 bursary to people who have left health visiting but now wish to return to practice.
The deadline for applications is 1 December 2010.
For details, see www.london.nhs.uk/hvreturntopractice
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Anonymous5 March, 2011 11:04 pm
Makes me laugh...... so why don't they do this with midwifery??
Are the health visitors suffering any more than hard worked midwives, or is it just impossible to encourage those midwives to return due to the state of obstetrics in this country.
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Anonymous16 November, 2013 6:06 am
What about nurses wanting to return to practice? Are they less qualified or of lesser importance?
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