Opinion, analysis and debate
The radio was awash with mental health nurses, former nurses and experts commenting on the health service on Monday, following Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he’s going to find 21,000 more health professionals for the sector, as part of an “ambitious” workforce plan.
How Allocate-Insight, focused improvement and leadership over 90 days can make changes that deliver immediate results and reduce unbudgeted spend by £32m per annum
A letter to NHS HR directors has revealed it would be possible for the rules on joining the UK register for overseas nurses and midwives to be changed pretty quickly.
At the Nursing Times Deputies’ Congress, taking place this week, we asked the audience if they thought the country had the right strategy to handle the nursing workforce crisis we face. I was hardly surprised when 96% of the delegates thought it did not.
Huge congratulations to Eleanor Smith, one of the latest nurses to enter Parliament after the recent general election.
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Maybe it’s the heat, the shock of not doing so well at the general election or perhaps a recognition of the selfless bravery and commitment shown by public sector workers responding to recent tragic events. But whatever the reason, suddenly there seems to be a government appetite for scrapping the public sector pay cap.
Nurse consultant, Irene Dunkley, has seen gastroenterology nursing develop over her 20 years in the field. She attributes these improvements in patient care to strong, motivational leadership and hard work
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Here we are, just a few hours from our third national vote in two years (four in three if you’re in Scotland). And there are nurses asking, “What’s the point?”
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How can student nurses, newly qualified nurses and health and social care professionals make a difference, ruminates student nurse Leanne
The Magnet Award is given to hospitals that are judged to have reached excellent standards of nursing care in the US, and it inspires and enthuses the nursing workforce that achieve the accreditation.