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Work on proposals and a consultation for another increase in the annual registration fee is continuing, despite early objections from nurses, according to the Department of Health.
Plans for new apprenticeships to fast-track healthcare assistants into nursing must not be used as a way to dilute the graduate-level profession nurses have worked towards for many years, say nursing leaders.
A “lack of openness and honesty” at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust caused further distress for a family which had lost a child, a watchdog has concluded.
There is more we can do to prove our commitment to public protection, and revalidation is one way in which we can detect problems earlier, says Jackie Smith
A nursing manager who failed to investigate abuse allegations at a Northern Ireland nursing home has been struck off.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is currently running an online consultation on revalidation and a review of the Code. To support this, it is holding an event with stakeholders to help shape a revised Code and guidance for revalidation.
Two former Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust nurses who were struck off for altering accident and emergency waiting times are to launch a High Court bid next week to overturn their ban.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has warned that its financial situation will be “unsustainable” in future without a further rise in the annual registration fee.
A former director of nursing at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has been struck off the nursing register after reaching a legal agreement.
The High Court has dismissed an appeal by two former Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust nurses who were struck off for misconduct and altering accident and emergency waiting times.
A petition calling on the government to review the process through which the Nursing and Midwifery Council decides its annual registration fee has already been signed by 50,000 people.
A mental health nurse has set up a petition calling on the government to review the process through which the Nursing and Midwifery Council decides its annual registration fee.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to undertake an immediate review of the way midwives are regulated because of fears mothers and babies are being put at risk.
A ward manager used a colleague as her own personal handyman and got him to mow her lawn, fix a leaking tap and install a new washing machine while he was supposed to be on duty, a nursing tribunal has ruled.