Shortages of nurses in key areas like mental health, district and practice nursing risk scuppering the delivery of the 10-year plan for the NHS, say health service leaders who have called for urgent action to address staffing issues.
Nurses from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds remain “grossly unrepresented” at the top level of the NHS, latest national data has revealed.
A “no deal” Brexit would be a “disaster” for the NHS, health service leaders have warned, as MPs prepare for a crunch vote on the prime minister’s deal to leave the European Union.
Continuing professional development should be each nurse’s responsibility but be “made possible and supported” by their employer, according to new guidance designed to drive forward training.
Nursing shortages mean dying patients at a London trust do not always get the best care, Care Quality Commission inspectors have warned.
Getting the right workforce in place is the “biggest barrier” to the government’s ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services, warns a committee of MPs.
Fresh incentives will be offered to newly qualified nurses to encourage them to choose primary care as a “first destination role”.
The real-life stories of nurses working on the frontline of Liverpool’s busy hospitals will be showcased to the nation in the latest season of an award-winning documentary.
A struggling NHS trust that has been rated ‘inadequate’ for more than two years has appointed a new nursing chief to help turn around its fortunes.
Strong national leadership must be put in place for newly created roles in the NHS, such as nursing associates, employers have warned.