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Nurses and midwives who completed their training outside Europe are to face new assessments of their eligibility to work in the UK, it has been announced.
Providing mentorship to student nurses is the cornerstone of the Nursing and Midwifery Council education standards (NMC, 2008), which ensure nurses are fit for practice at the point of registration.
Recently I spent three days attending my trust’s mandatory and statutory training on topics covering a range of issues from manual handling and basic life support, to Datix reporting.
A senior nurse at a nursing home where a frail elderly woman died following a medication mix-up has been given a formal warning.
The nursing regulator has launched a consultation today that proposes rule changes that would enable nurses and midwives to pay their £100 annual registration fee in instalments.
A major review of nurse education and training in England has officially launched a call for evidence to help inform its final recommendations.
With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.
Practice nurses and registrants working in the independent sector have been urged to check their insurance arrangements to make sure they are covered in case something goes wrong.
Overseas nurses will undergo extra competence and skills checks under a new registration system to be launched by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) this autumn.
Increasing the registration fee could damage efforts to retain highly skilled nursing staff to the NHS at a time when the service is facing a major staffing shortage, unions have warned.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is likely to take a major step next week towards giving nurses and midwives the option of paying the annual £100 registration fee in instalments.
Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.
An absence of registrants at the top tier of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has prompted it to create a panel of senior nurses and midwives to advise it.
As revision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s code of conduct is under way, Jo Stephenson finds out about the changes and the rationale behind them.