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Despite her assertion in 2010 that “there’s no doubt about it, registered nurses should have degrees”, the Rt Honourable Anne Milton MP has now expressed “regret” over the move to university-based ...
A 450-page code of practice won’t help staff apply the Mental Health Act – they need standardised trainingSubscription
How can nursing staff be expected to understand and properly apply the government’s Mental Health Act Code of Practice if there isn’t the correct training, staff or support in place?
While the country’s collective head seems to be focused entirely on Brexit and the Tory leadership campaign, it’s easy to forget that other issues still matter. But healthcare is one of those issues, and it can’t be forgotten.
Apprenticeships may offer a new route into nursing, but they cannot replace full-time university education
An interview with Anne Milton, minister for apprenticeships and skills, has caused something of a storm in the profession, and in particular among educationalists.
'Lincolnshire’s health visitors are taking a stand on a local problem of national significance'Subscription
Later this month, a group of around 40 health visitors in Lincolnshire are set to stage a series of planned strikes over pay and the “erosion” of their role.
To celebrate the contribution to society by the nation’s millions of public service workers, from nurses to teachers, firefighters to administrators, Britain is being asked to say ‘thank you’ on Public Service Day on 23 June.
Linda Aiken: 'A new course of action is required to restore the health of the nurse workforce'Subscription
It is beyond understanding that nurses in England, the birth place of modern nursing in the soon to be International Year of the Nurse and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, are under siege because of decades of benign neglect and poor choices by policymakers.
A major NHS trust has been forced to ramp up efforts to retain its staff, after revealing that private sector companies have offered its nurses training courses and a recruitment incentive.
This Sunday, many of the 660,000 nurses across the UK will be celebrating their special day, International Nurses’ Day.
In the 199th year since Florence Nightingale’s birth, it is appropriate that the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) celebrates International Nurses Day 2019 with this article.