A senior nurse has been recognised by hospital inspectors for going above and beyond her call of duty to help a young patient regain her confidence after falling off a horse, as they rated her trust as “outstanding”.
England’s new chief nursing officer, Dr Ruth May, will be among a panel of experts developing the NHS workforce implementation plan, it has been confirmed.
A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.
Patients could benefit from improved nursing care and outcomes thanks to new guidance that helps draw out meaningful findings from qualitative studies, according to those behind it.
The Foundation of Nursing Studies has started its search for a new chief executive to act as a “visible, inspiring and effective” leader for the charity.
A “no deal” Brexit would be a “disaster” for the NHS, health service leaders have warned, as MPs prepare for a crunch vote on the prime minister’s deal to leave the European Union.
Continuing professional development should be each nurse’s responsibility but be “made possible and supported” by their employer, according to new guidance designed to drive forward training.
Introducing dedicated expert nurses to proactively monitor patients at increased risk of “clinical deterioration” can help cut intensive care transfers by up to 40%, according to a new US study.
The new chief executive and registrar of the nursing and midwifery regulator has vowed to take an “all ears” approach to the high-profile role, and to foster a culture of transparency and learning.
A struggling NHS trust that has been rated ‘inadequate’ for more than two years has appointed a new nursing chief to help turn around its fortunes.