The NMC is not failing and the planned fee rise could be worse, insists its chief executive Jackie Smith, who tells Shaun Lintern the regulator needs more time and money.
Nurses must remember basic hygiene measures in order to bring down “unacceptable” infection rates in the NHS, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
The Care Quality Commission has published its first report on a mental health trust that has undergone its new inspection model.
Patient care is safe and compassionate at Bridgewater Community Healthcare Trust, but there is still room for improvement in some areas, the Care Quality Commission has concluded.
A brain scanning technique has “far-reaching” potential for predicting the fate of severely brain damaged vegetative patients, research has shown.