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Winning the “hearts and minds” of nursing staff is among the first priorities in a concerted drive to improve her struggling hospital trust’s performance, a new chief nurse has told Nursing Times.
Degree-level nurse apprenticeships that were originally intended to start this month have been largely delayed until 2018 at the earliest, amid claims that employers are struggling to support new training routes designed to ease workforce shortages.
Evidence shows that hospitals that encourage research by nurses provide better care, but ongoing pressures means it is not always seen as a priority, warns a member of the profession behind a new strategy aimed at strengthening the clinical research nursing workforce.
Offering a more “flexible” career path will be key to encouraging more newly-qualified nurses into general practice settings and to also tempting former staff back, according to the chief nursing officer for England.
It was 6 o’clock in the morning on the 14 June when London community mental health nurse Ian Sorzano was woken up by his brother and first learnt of the fire at Grenfell Tower.
New nurse MP vows to fight 'insulting' pay restraint Subscription
Pay restraint for nurses and other NHS staff that has lasted for seven years is an “insult” to the profession, a newly elected nurse MP has told Nursing Times as she vowed to fight until the 1% public sector wages cap had been lifted.
The extreme pressure on nursing and other NHS staff is making it harder for them to act quickly to prevent life-threatening sepsis, according to one survivor who lost all his limbs to the condition.
A nurse whistleblower is taking the profession’s regulator to court in order to help restore her reputation, having already successfully fought to clear her name, she tells Nursing Times.
The health service has rightly been praised for its response to the terror attack in Manchester on 22 May. Nursing Times spoke to seven nurses involved in treating victims and organising care.
Who is promising what on health ahead of the general election and who should nurses vote for? Difficult questions to answer, but here Nursing Times sets out some of what we know so far.