The Royal College of Nursing and other professional bodies have warned of the negative implications of “continuing down the path” that occurred in the case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba on safety culture.
New revalidation procedures for nurses and midwives are improving attitudes and behaviours among staff and helping to foster safer care, according to the latest independent analysis of the scheme.
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Leaders at the Nursing and Midwifery Council have agreed to introduce a raft of changes in the way it resolves concerns about nurses’ and midwives’ fitness to practise.
There has been a recent spike in the number of overseas nurses and midwives from outside of the European Union joining the UK nursing register, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced that Sue Killen is to be the regulator’s interim chief executive and registrar.
The nursing regulator looks set to consult on new standards for return to practice that could make it easier for nurses to come back to the profession after a career break.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is advertising for an “inspirational” new chief executive to bring a “fresh approach” to the way it works, following Jackie Smith’s decision to step down from the role.
People studying to become nursing associates have hit out at plans to make them pay the same as nurses to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council register, the regulator has revealed.
Nurses and midwives will not be automatically struck off for attempting to cover up when things go wrong, under revised plans for a new approach fitness to practise.