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.
Occupational health nurses at Scotland’s national hospital are celebrating after the organisation yet again achieved top recognition for efforts to boost staff wellbeing.
The nursing profession must stand together and be prepared to take industrial action to “win safe staffing levels” across the UK, a nurse and union member has warned a conference today.
Union members have voted to campaign for better resources for mental health services including a guaranteed share of the NHS budget, in a bid to ensure sufficient staff numbers across the sector.
NHS organisations must take more responsibility for protecting the mental health of their employees rather than relying on the personal resilience of stressed staff, workforce experts have warned.
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Volunteers must never be used by the NHS as a cheap substitute for trained nurses and other health staff, union chiefs have warned.