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The big question: does nurse education need another review?

The big question: does nurse education need another review?

Health Education England and the Nursing and Midwifery Council will launch a major review of nurse education in May.


Regional review of nurse education standards in eastern England

There is to be a major review into the standard of nurse education programmes in eastern England, after questions were raised about the quality and consistency of those currently on offer.

Major review of nurse education and training in England

A major review of pre- and post-registration training for nurses and midwives in England is to be carried out to improve standards of patient care, Nursing Times can reveal.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Nurses at Suffolk mental health unit adopt new safety model

A new model of care to reduce aggression and promote safety for staff and patients has been adopted by the Ipswich base for acute mental health services in East Suffolk.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Plymouth Hospital to bring back nursing badges

Senior nurses at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have decided to reintroduce a hospital badge to recognise the “hard work and dedication” of nursing and midwifery staff.


Devon hospital makes French connection

A hospital trust in Devon last week played host to a group of 30 student nurses from France.

Northampton General Hospital

Hospital inspector warns Northampton over staff training

The Care Quality Commission has raised concerns about staff development at Northampton General Hospital Trust.

Gender typing of roles has to stop: Caring is not a feminine trait

Gender typing of roles has to stop: Caring is not a feminine trait

Barbara Corney asks how many times have you heard someone say “a male nurse” or a nice “lady doctor”? 

Sister Edith Appleton

Frontline diaries of nurse to help mark Great War centenary

The diaries of a nurse who worked close to the Western Front during the First World War will be the subject of a public talk organised by the University of Chester to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Nursing student

Exclusive: HCA 'year of care' pilots come with £2.5m price tag

More than £2.5m is being spent on piloting government plans to make aspiring student nurses work as healthcare assistants for a year – despite a commitment it would be cost neutral, Nursing Times has learnt.


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