News, practice, opinion and forums for nursing management and leadership
Latest nursing management news
European Union nurses who want to work in the UK will in the future be required to pass an International English Language Testing System exam if they cannot prove they are proficient in using English, despite concerns about the test’s robustness.
Nursing and midwifery organisations have warned that registrants must be adequately “prepared” for revalidation and then “supported” through the process, now its introduction has been approved.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today approved plans for the introduction of a major new system of competency checks for registered nurses and midwives, with the regulator’s chief executive describing it as a “historic” moment.
Bullying, safe staffing and retention of nursing staff were among the global workforce issues highlighted at a meeting of international nurse leaders in Finland earlier this week.
Trusts in the South West face uncertainty over their procurement of agency nurses as their plans have still not been approved by regulators.
We’ve come a long way since Graham Pink raised concerns about safety at Stockport in 1990, but have we come far enough?