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More than 90% of nurses expected to revalidate in April completed the new process successfully and have remained on the register, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Concerns have been raised that nurses could become involved in the coercive treatment of patients with mental health problems who may in the future be denied welfare benefits if they refuse therapy.
The Care Quality Commission has rated the services run by Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Sussex as “good” overall.
DH launches plans to speed-up NMC’s FtP processSubscription
Legal changes to help speed up the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise process and do away with the midwifery supervision system have moved a step closer.
The new system of revalidation introduced this month will in the future “go further” to raise professional practice, the head of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has said.
The chief nursing officer for England has said she “would not be against” regulation of the new nursing associate role if its introduction caused concerns around patient safety.
Former director of nursing suspended by NMCSubscription
A former nursing director has been suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, after a report exposed serious failings at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust.
A major new system to ensure nurses and midwives demonstrate their practice is up-to-date every three years is introduced from today.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has appointed Dr Geraldine Walters to head up its work on transforming educational standards for nurses and midwives to meet future healthcare needs.
Regulators have authorised two community providers to become foundation trusts, as part of what could be the last wave under the current approval process.