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The new system of revalidation introduced this month will in the future “go further” to raise professional practice, the head of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has said.
When Jenny Turner first started nursing she was frightened of the doctors, frightened of the ward sister and frightened of the women who polished the hospital floors.
A major new system to ensure nurses and midwives demonstrate their practice is up-to-date every three years is introduced from today.
Nursing and Midwifery Council members have expressed concern about the impact on the regulator’s finances if the introduction of revalidation results in a significant number of nurses opting to leave the register.
Obtaining feedback and writing reflective accounts on practice are the areas of revalidation worrying nurses and midwives the most, according to a snap shot survey ahead of the system’s introduction.
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A large number of nurses leaving the register when revalidation is introduced in April should not be automatically viewed as a concern, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Orchard Care Homes has created the new role of director of nursing for staff working across its 100 plus residential elderly and specialist care homes.
Almost 5% of England’s nursing workforce are due to undergo revalidation in the first quarter of 2016-17, official papers reveal.
Concerns have been raised that the introduction of a major new system of checks on nurses could drive practice nurses into early retirement due to a lack of support from employers.
Find out the full results of our latest annual survey of the views of the nursing profession.