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A mobile “app” is set to revolutionise the collection of safe staffing data by drastically reducing the time taken to record and analyse information, according to nurses behind its development.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is prepared to further scrutinise midwives to check whether they were competent to deliver safe care in recent years, its chief executive has told Nursing Times
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 NHS must consider investment in nurses with specialist training in advanced practice to ultimately reduce costs and increase efficiency, according to a UK healthcare academic.
Kent Community Health NHS Trust and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have both become foundation trusts today, it has been announced.
Around 90% of patient contact in the NHS happens in general practice. It is estimated that at least one in five nurses working in this setting are aged 55 or over, and expect to retire within five or 10 years.