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I admitted a frail older patient to the ward last week and began the daunting task of completing all the paperwork.
New legislation intended to ensure nursing directors and other senior healthcare professionals are held to account for care failings under their watch is one step closer to being passed.
A former nursing director is among the first senior NHS managers to be referred to the Care Quality Commission under new “fit and proper person” regulations, Nursing Times has learned.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has met a performance target for getting cases to a hearing within six months of being referred from the investigating committee.
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Lack of awareness among nurses about legislation on whether a patient is able to consent to treatment, as well as insufficient recruitment checks on new staff, are among issues exposed at GP surgeries by regulators.
A legal obligation for health professionals to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, ministers announced today.
Two Catholic midwives have been told they do not have the right to avoid supervising other nurses involved in caring for patients having pregnancy terminations.
An independent investigation has started into concerns about the past care and subsequent deaths of older people at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire
Nurses and other healthcare workers are being asked for their views on how the government should introduce mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation.