The chief nursing officer for England has pledged to ensure the interests of nurses and midwives are represented in plans to expand and reform the NHS workforce.
The NHS must do more to cater for “millennial” nurses and doctors who want flexibility, career breaks and the opportunity to travel the world, according to the head of Health Education England, who said this was one way to boost retention and address the current “workforce crisis”.
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Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are preparing to take strike action on Wednesday 30 January, with last ditch talks having seemingly failed to provide an agreement.
Nurses and other staff at the only NHS trust in the UK still outside Agenda for Change are finally to be moved over to the national agreement for pay, terms and conditions.
Health and social care providers will have to prove to the Care Quality Commission that they understand how to safely deploy nursing associates before they receive registration from now on.
A newly-qualified nursing associate has commended the support she received from registered nurses during her training.
Almost half of NHS nurses and other healthcare workers say there are not enough staff on their shift to ensure patients are treated safely and with compassion, according to a new survey published by a public sector union.
The first qualified nursing associates will join England’s health and care workforce today in a “landmark moment” for the sector.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing in the Channel Islands have moved closer to making history by potentially becoming the first nurses from the union to officially go on strike.