Dame Donna Kinnair confirmed as RCN chief executive Subscription
Dame Donna Kinnair has been appointed as permanent chief executive and general secretary at the Royal College of Nursing, it has been announced.
Progress on safe staffing sparked by the Mid Staffs care scandal and its ensuing inquiry has been stunted by nurse workforce shortages and financial constraints, a major review has warned.
Words must be turned into action to eradicate bullying and harassment affecting midwifery and neonatal staff, the Royal College of Midwives has said ahead of a congress held in Scotland this week.
The US is in the midst of a major nursing shortage that has brought nurses into dispute with hospitals over safe staffing levels. Nicole Friedberg analyses the causes and latest developments.
A programme has been launched to develop a range of products to support London’s midwives as they begin their career, including a skills passport and a preceptorship framework.
The chief nursing officer for England has today urged people across the country to nominate outstanding health and care staff to be celebrated in this year’s NHS parliamentary awards.
Nurse shortages in Northern Ireland are now a “public safety issue”, Royal College of Nursing leaders in the country have warned, as they also seek to ramp up pressure for better pay with a potental ballot on industrial action.
A deal has been reached on safe staffing between nursing unions and major hospital providers in New York, following the threat of strike action.
A suggestion to move annual leave dates in line with NHS staff starting dates was rejected at a health conference this week.
A law requiring hospitals and nursing homes to publicly report the number of patients per nurse has led to better staffing ratios, a US study has found.