Issue : 25 March 2015
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A tool developed by leading nurses to identify whether a workplace is suffering from a poor culture could be extended and rolled out across the NHS, according to a report on its early use.
NHS organisations in England will be required to show they are treating black and minority ethnic staff fairly at work and during recruitment, especially for senior roles, under new rules that come into effect from this month.
A large pilot study of a new bowel cancer screening test has demonstrated a major increase in participation rates across population groups, according to UK researchers.
Lunar cycles do not influence the timing of births or hospital admissions, despite the presence of a full moon being a common refrain when things appear more hectic than usual, say US researchers.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s revised code of conduct has come into force this month.
UKIP election pledges on health and the NHSSubscription
What has the UK Independence Party pledged about the NHS ahead of the general election?
Labour election pledges on health and the NHSSubscription
What has the Labour Party pledged about the NHS ahead of the general election?
The prime minister has pledged to make the NHS a “truly” seven day a week service by 2020 if the Conservatives win the next election.
The downbanding of specialist nursing posts by cash-strapped trusts attempting to save money is “unacceptable”, a government minister has stated.
The current chief nursing officer for England and her immediate predecessor have been passing on their passion for the profession to a group of student nurses.