Issue : 11 May 2016
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There may be early signs of a recovery in nurse recruitment in the care sector though turnover rates still remain high, a major survey of providers has suggested.
New junior health ministers appointed at DHSubscription
Three new junior health ministers have been appointed in the next phase of a major government reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.
A community nurse-led care model that sees management functions shared between staff and ensures at least 60% of time spent is with patients is being tested in the UK, following success in the Netherlands, Nursing Times has learnt.
Health Education England is to restructure its local committees in a bid to better tackle workforce problems alongside NHS England’s five-year plan for the health service.
EastEnders actor Dame Barbara Windsor has said she is “eternally grateful” for the advice she received from a specialist nurse on the breast cancer storyline that saw her departure from the soap after 22 years.
Nurses will be leading a new project to improve learning opportunities and training for care home workers and nursing staff.
A research nurse at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has won an award in recognition of her hard work and leadership.
England’s CNO launches new nursing framework Subscription
The chief nursing officer for England has unveiled a new four-year plan for nurses, midwives and care workers focussed on how the profession can drive changes to services and help reduce unwarranted variation in health and care provision.
Nurse procurement experts hope to save NHS millions Subscription
A new national team of nurses has started work to identify the best everyday clinical products for nurses to buy and use with the aim of improving care and saving money.
An out of hours provider has been forced to end provision of services across the East Midlands, after it announced it intends to file for administration.