A former care assistant has risen through the ranks at a Teesside care home to be named home manager.
An official framework for the maternity support worker role in England has been launched in a bid to provide clarity about the post and highlight how the career can be advanced.
A first of its kind award ceremony in Sheffield has celebrated the “often-unsung work” of nurses in primary care.
Vital signs observations are less likely to be completed on time on hospital wards staffed by healthcare assistants working 12-hour shifts or longer, according to new research.
A newly-qualified nursing associate has commended the support she received from registered nurses during her training.
The first qualified nursing associates will join England’s health and care workforce today in a “landmark moment” for the sector.
Graduation ceremonies have been held around the country for members of the new nursing associate role, ahead of them officially joining the NHS workforce on 28 January.
Having too few trained nurses on hospital wards is linked with a daily 3% increase in the risk of patient death, which does not reduce when staffing gaps are plugged with nursing assistants, new UK research has found.
Nursing support staff at a mental health trust have come up with a new initiative to help their patients with dementia to connect with their past.
Healthcare assistants now account for almost three in 10 of all nursing team roles in NHS trusts in England and their numbers are increasing at nearly four times the rate of registered nurses, according to a new study.