Nursing unions in South Africa have called on their government to do more to retain nurses to avoid them being lured to work in the NHS in England through new recruitment drives for international nurses.
A renowned academic from the world’s top-ranking nursing school has put forward a case for reducing the hours that English student nurses have to spend on clinical placements.
Nurses wanting to return to practice will soon be able to do so by taking a test of competence instead of a course, after changes were given the green light.
Nursing regulation chiefs have been urged not to lose sight of their raison d’être amid rising noise over workforce shortages.
More than 160,000 nurses have quit the NHS before retirement since 2010, an investigation by the Labour Party has revealed today.
Occupational health nurses from across the country were recognised last night for their “flu fighting” efforts, including one team that persuaded senior managers to dress up as Star Wars characters.
Registered nurses are critical to patient safety but the exact number needed on any one ward is still open to debate, researchers have found.
One of the North East’s largest trusts has officially been recognised by LGBT charity Stonewall for its work to be end discrimination.
The introduction of free liability insurance for general practice staff will empower nurses to expand their roles with greater confidence and could help fill vacancies, a union chief has said.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched a new tool designed to help its members to lobby for the introduction of legal changes that would require safe staffing levels in England.