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Government explores cap on spiralling agency spend

A cap on the cost of agency staff supplied to trusts is being explored by the government in an attempt to tackle the ballooning agency spend in the NHS, it has emerged.


Alert issued over injecting skin preparation solution

A safety alert has been issued by NHS England warning against accidental injection of skin preparation solution, after a string of errors that have resulted in severe harm to patients.

English language checks 'may harm' overseas recruitment

Concerns have been raised that new English language controls for European Union nurses and midwives seeking to join the UK register could hamper overseas recruitment efforts by the NHS.


Student nurses get to know trust with ‘treasure hunt’

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has begun a new way of helping its new intake of students on placement to find their way around.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

E-system to 'revolutionise' way nurses record patient obs

Hospital nurses in Southampton will soon be using a new electronic system to record key patient data, which will help reduce errors and improve patient care, according to managers.

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'It's one thing to raise concerns - but another to act on them'

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We’ve come a long way since Graham Pink raised concerns about safety at Stockport in 1990, but have we come far enough?

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