Opinion and comment
The four UK chief nursing officers (CNOs) for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Nursing and Midwifery Council have produced a framework, Enabling Professionalism, to support nurses and midwives across the UK to reflect on their practice and demonstrate how they are the hallmark of excellence in nursing and midwifery.
The biggest challenge for all chief nurses and HR directors is ensuring you have enough nurses to provide high-quality, safe care now – and in the future. Nursing Times brought together directors of nursing and HR from around the country in September to share ideas on how we can keep our nursing workforce safe, sustainable, and supported in their professional development.
The NHS Leadership Academy is offering nurses and midwives the opportunity to carry out their annual revalidation through their Edward Jenner Programme.
We talk to Julie Hamilton, head of nursing for education, revalidation and regulation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust (GSTT), who has been a nurse for 19 years
I’m delighted to see that so many nurses and midwives from such a range of practice settings, including the care home sector, have already submitted their revalidation applications.
Anything new can make us feel anxious, particularly if we feel that the change is being imposed on us. This is how many nurses feel about revalidation, says Rami Jumnoodoo
Angela Paul, a learning disability nurse, recently went through the revalidation process with the NMC
As revalidation approaches many nurses are collecting their evidence to ensure they are ready when their registration is due for renewal.
Revalidation is far from onerousSubscription
If you worry that the process of revalidation is going to be complex and time-consuming I have good news.
Revalidation and its role in supporting nursesSubscription
This year heralds a new system for nurses, the process of revalidation. Liz Charalambous discusses how the nursing profession is reacting and what revalidation has to offer
Following my CNO Summit, and as we enter the Christmas period, I have been reflecting on some of the lessons and key changes that will impact all of us in our profession.
We end 2015 with the comprehensive spending review. That was a bit of a clanger.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written…
A message of thanks for the Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland, Charlotte McArdle
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to go full steam ahead with revalidation, despite England not stating it is ready for implementation, is a brave one.
From 1 April 2016, as part of the requirements for revalidation, NMC registrants need a minimum of five pieces of practice-related feedback within the three years preceding renewal of registration
We need to base our nursing interventions on the best available evidence, but also use our hearts and minds, says Kerry Bloodworth
Elaine Maxwell outlines the benefits of revalidation and reflection on practice
'A misdirected media frenzy over killer nurse'Subscription
There has been a focus on nurse revalidation in the last week following the conviction of Stepping Hill Hospital nurse Victorino Chua for murdering two patients and poisoning 19 others.
The Francis report has given impetus to what many agree is long overdue - an effective system for nurse regulation. I want people to be confident in nurses
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