Issue : 26 April 2011
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Implementing and sustaining change in the contemporary NHS: lessons from the Productive WardSubscription
The National Nursing Research Unit has reviewed the spread of innovations in the NHS and their sustainability
This week an investigation by Nursing Times found that a third of the new GP consortia being set up across the country to effectively run the NHS from local level have decided to include a nurse on their board.
Nurses in Sussex have been handed parking tickets after accusations of misusing their special permits.
Cornwall nurses face re-banding threatSubscription
Nurses and midwives in Cornwall are considering industrial action over a proposed downgrading of nursing posts affecting sisters and charge nurses.
Senior SHA nurse recalled to Mid Staffs inquirySubscription
A nursing director was last week recalled to the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry after unwittingly giving false evidence.
Trusts must screen for E coli from JuneSubscription
Hospitals will be required to monitor and report E coli infections from June in a bid to drive down the rising number of cases, the Department of Health has announced.
Nurses who have transferred from the NHS to work in independent treatment centres feel “marooned” and worry about standards of care, latest research has revealed.
The GP leading the government’s “listening exercise” on NHS reforms has told Nursing Times he recognises the need for varied clinical input into commissioning, but warns he wants to avoid “token” gestures.
Nurses missing out on commissioning board rolesSubscription
Fewer than a third of the emerging GP consortia in England have nurses in decision making positions, a Nursing Times investigation has found.
Patients report little change in NHS service quality Subscription
The NHS has failed to improve its performance on areas such as dignity and respect, according to findings from the latest survey of inpatients.