Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said he will “look at” the possibility of introducing safe nurse staffing legislation in England, Nursing Times has learnt.
The NHS nurse shortfall may hit 51,000 by the time the UK has officially left the European Union, health chiefs have warned.
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A national awards programme celebrating nursing excellence is proving to be a great success, just six months after launching, according to the charity behind it.
NHS trusts in London are offering to cover visa costs for their European Union nurses to encourage them to stay after Brexit.
Candidates standing for election to the Royal College of Nursing’s governing council have been announced, following the decision of current members to stand down after a no confidence vote.
More than one in five nurses working in adult hospital care in England is from the European Union or further afield, show new figures that demonstrate the health service’s reliance on overseas workers.
Helen Scullion, urology advanced nurse practitioner in radiology from South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Nurse of the Year at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.
Numbers of health visitors, school nurses and learning disability nurses in England have continued to fall over the past year, shows analysis of the latest NHS workforce statistics by Nursing Times.
The government has today launched a new NHS violence reduction strategy, which includes measures designed to better protect staff and prosecute offenders more easily.