A nurse who helped with the complex arrangements for a patient to receive end of life care in her country of origin, having only qualified relatively recently, has been praised for her work by her trust.
Student nurses and healthcare professionals have teamed up in an attempt to set a new world record for the most people in one room simultaneously signing ‘Hello my name is’.
A university in the West Midlands is launching a new course to help international nurses and other healthcare professionals gain the English language skills they need to practise in the UK.
Nurses feel they have a “better understanding” of the lived experience of dementia after climbing aboard a virtual ‘dementia bus’, according to a London mental health trust.
The difference between handovers and huddles in maternity units is set out in new guidance, which highlights the benefits of effective clinical handovers and the role of huddles in promoting safety.
Many nurses and midwives say they often think about leaving their job, with a significant proportion considering quitting healthcare altogether, shows the latest staff survey results.
Heavily involving senior nurses, such as matrons, in hospital bereavement services may help relatives to deal with concerns over care in the wake of a difficult death and ultimately curb legal action, according to researchers in Kent.
The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across North East Lincolnshire to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment when they go into hospital.
NHS leaders have promised a “step change” in the recruitment of international nurses in order to try and bridge domestic shortfalls, as part of their new long-term plan for the health service in England.
New plans to relax the English language test for international nurses and midwives applying to work in the UK have today been given the green light.