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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.
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.
Wendy Wigley has been made a Queen’s Nurse by community nursing charity the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
A commissioning support unit in Yorkshire has become the first in the country to offer placements to student nurses.
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.
Healthcare assistants have a vital role in recognising patient deterioration, but may lack the relevant skills. A tailored training programme can provide these
A major review of nurse education and training in England has officially launched a call for evidence to help inform its final recommendations.
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.
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.
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.