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Nurses are “unsung heroes” who need to be shown that they are valued, according to an award-winning matron credited with building a cohesive critical care team out of nursing staff from 38 countries.
The outdated image UK nursing presents to the world is one of the key problems for the profession in this country, according to an influential nursing leader and academic.
A further fall in the number of nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK was revealed this month, setting alarm bells ringing among employers, nursing leaders and unions.
Extra cash for clinical placements in England released by the government over the summer has been provided too late to make any significant difference to the number of nurses being trained at university this year, an investigation by Nursing Times has indicated.
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.