An “academy” is to be created in England to improve and standardise routes into advanced clinical practice (ACP) for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust has been named one of the best places in the world for nurses and midwives to work.
Nurse leadership expert Bronagh Scott has been appointed as interim director of nursing policy and practice at the Royal College of Nursing.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been placed in special measures to address serious safety issues including staffing shortages and concerns about the quality of maternity and urgent care.
“Nurses could be a voice to be reckoned with if we became more politically astute,” says Danielle Tiplady, who in the last three years has become one of the most influential nurses on the picket line and one of most prominent voices behind the campaign to shake up the Royal College of Nursing.
All NHS trusts should have a director of midwifery to avoid maternity services getting “lost” within nursing, according to the chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives.
Candidates standing for election to the Royal College of Nursing’s governing council have been announced, following the decision of current members to stand down after a no confidence vote.
Helen Scullion, urology advanced nurse practitioner in radiology from South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Nurse of the Year at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.
A new research leadership programme has been launched today for nurses and midwives, in a bid to provide members of both professions a chance to develop in the area.
The government has today launched a new NHS violence reduction strategy, which includes measures designed to better protect staff and prosecute offenders more easily.