News affecting the nursing workforce
London leaders have warned that the capital is “haemorrhaging clinically qualified European Union citizens” and there should be a sector-specific guarantee for their right to stay in the UK post-Brexit.
Care providers are hoping to overturn a tribunal ruling, which they say has plunged the sector into deeper financial crisis by forcing services to pay more for sleep-in shifts.
An influential group of MPs has written to the government calling for clarity on the transitional period after Brexit, warning that NHS services may be put at risk without sufficient planning.
A review of the experiences of hospital accident and emergency staff suggests that workers have resigned themselves to patient violence and aggression.
The Duchess of Cambridge is to help launch an international campaign later this month, which is aiming to boost the status and profile of the nursing profession across the world.
A new thoracic nurse specialist has been appointed in London specifically to support mesothelioma patients, a charity has announced.
One in seven children with a parent working in the public sector will be living in relative poverty by April, according to analysis by a trade union body.
Uncertainty over the government’s Brexit immigration plans is creating “anxiety” among the UK’s European Union workers, including the thousands employed in the health and care sector, warn MPs.
Nurses in the South West of England may soon be hit by parking charges, after it was revealed that their trust was consulting over whether to end free parking.
Pay talks have reached a point where the Department of Health and Social Care believes that nurse pay should increase but the Treasury still needs convincing that any rise in wages should be “meaningful”, the head of the Royal College of Nursing has revealed.