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The government will initiate an overhaul of midwife supervision and has called for the nursing code to be reviewed to ensure staff are encouraged to reveal concerns rather than “cover them up”.
National standards need be drawn up for incident reporting in maternity settings, according to the investigation into care failings at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.
'The purpose of fitness to practise is to protect the public by maintaining the integrity of the professional register'
Joint letter from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the professional bodies/trade unions about the importance of engaging early with the fitness to practise process
Can you hear that? It’s the collective intake of breath of the healthcare world before March hits us.
Raising concerns is an essential part of improving practice, as the Francis Freedom to Speak Up review indicated last week. Escal8 sets out steps to deal with these issues.
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Nurses from the European Union may soon be required to take a test proving they are suitably equipped to speak English before working in the NHS.
Prioritise people, practise effectively, preserve safety and promote professionalism are the four “statements” of the revised Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct, which is published today.
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote that the only constant in our world is change. This idea applies to the current state of pre-registration nursing, which is once again undergoing review.
Legislative changes being introduced by the government have sparked fears of another fee rise from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The implementation of a new system of checks on nurses, called revalidation, will raise standards in the profession, the chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has claimed.
Patient stories can offer students opportunities to gain insight into how care affects their patients’ experiences, and to reflect and learn from this.
Statutory supervision should no longer be a part of The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s legal framework, agreed the regulator’s council today.
A group of whistleblowers and patient safety campaigners have raised concerns about 20 NHS trust leaders under the fit and proper person’s test, which was introduced last October.