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New review seeks to put patient safety at 'heart' of NHS training

Health Education England has announced that an expert board is to review ways of putting patient safety at the “heart” of how the healthcare workforce is educated and trained.

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Plans approved for major reconfiguration of local health education

Controversial plans to restructure a national body responsible for overseeing NHS training have been approved, despite concerns they could dilute nursing expertise and hamper efforts to get the profession’s workforce back on its feet.

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Health visiting academic named Queen’s Nurse

Wendy Wigley has been made a Queen’s Nurse by community nursing charity the Queen’s Nursing Institute.

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First commissioning support unit to offer student nurse placements

A commissioning support unit in Yorkshire has become the first in the country to offer placements to student nurses.

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Course to create ‘cadre’ of nurse experts in older patient care

Band 7 and 8 nurses are being invited to apply for an expert training programme, as part of national efforts to improve care for the growing number of older patients seeking treatment from the NHS.

Training HCAs to recognise patient deterioration

Training HCAs to recognise patient deterioration Subscription Required

Healthcare assistants have a vital role in recognising patient deterioration, but may lack the relevant skills. A tailored training programme can provide these

Shape of Caring Review

Nurses asked to participate in major review of education and training

A major review of nurse education and training in England has officially launched a call for evidence to help inform its final recommendations.

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Council of deans elects nursing professor as vice chair

A nurse has been elected vice chair of the body that represents deans and heads of UK university faculties for nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions.


Bath trust starts scheme to encourage nurses back into acute care

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust is introducing a “return to acute care” programme, which will offer nurses with previous experience in the setting the opportunity to get back onto the wards.

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'Encouraging' increase in newly-trained district nurses

This year has seen a dramatic rise in the number of trainee district nurses set to join the workforce, after years of decline, according to latest figures.


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