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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.

Shape of Caring Review

'We want to see that our caring workforce has the right skills'

With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.


Yorkshire university creates course for returners to nursing

A six-month return to practice programme is starting this summer at the University of York to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.

Nurse education and training review launches bid for evidence

Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.

Welsh CNO

Welsh CNO 'humbled' by honour for nurse education contribution

Professor Jean White, chief nursing officer for Wales, has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Bangor University.

Local health education cuts spark fears for nurse training

Plans to restructure a national body responsible for overseeing NHS training could dilute nursing expertise and hamper efforts to get the profession’s workforce back on its feet, it has been warned.

Nick Clegg

Nursing staff to receive extra training to help stamp out FGM

Teachers, nurses, doctors and social workers will be given extra training to identify and help girls who might be at risk of becoming victims of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Course cuts depression and anxiety in dementia carers

A course designed to provide support, training and stress relief for dementia carers has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety.

Northumbria University

Thai student nurses visit Northumbria for SIM patient training

A delegation from Thailand’s government has visited Northumbria University to see how it is using simulated patient mannequins to educate its nurses.

Trust closed maternity units '97 times' in one year

Staff and bed shortages forced trust to close maternity units '97 times'

Maternity units at a hospital trust in England had to close 97 times in the past year, figures show.


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