Latest revalidation news
Around 7% of the nurses who expected to revalidate in the final three months of the first year in which the new system of checks was brought in have failed to renew their Nursing and Midwifery Council registration, a report by the regulator has shown.
Around 5,000 UK nurses have left the register in three months by choosing not to go through the revalidation process or by failing to meet its requirements, suggests latest data from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The number of fitness to practise concerns raised with the Nursing and Midwifery Council has continued to increase, with a 4.5% jump in referrals in the past year, the regulator’s annual performance review has revealed.
A video guide on revalidation aimed at nurses working in social care has been launched by the Foundation on Nursing Studies.
Nursing Times has today launched new online education resources on haematological cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms to coincide with International Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Day.
Nurses in non-patient facing jobs who believe they have a “clinical practice gap” may need to change the way they view their role in order to meet revalidation requirements, according to a senior commissioning nurse.
Around 35,000 nurses and midwives have completed revalidation in the first three months since it was introduced in April, but more than 3,000 have left the register in that time, data from the Nursing and Midwifery Council has shown.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have rejected a call to provide nurses with individual training budgets in order to help them prepare for revalidation.
A scheme to promote the development of health service leaders is being promoted as helping nurses contribute towards completing revalidation.
More than 90% of nurses expected to revalidate in April completed the new process successfully and have remained on the register, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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.