Final proposals for the regulation of nursing associates, including the skills and knowledge students will need in order to qualify, have been outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
A senior mental health nurse from Wales has been struck off for having sex with a “vulnerable” patient and causing her ”direct and lasting emotional harm”.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has been returned to “special measures” after its latest inspection by regulators, who identified safety concerns.
Many more nurses are successfully passing a healthcare-specific language test that enables them to work in the UK, having tried and failed other tests multiple times.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has begun introducing a new approach to fitness to practise, which it believes could result in up to 20% fewer cases going to a full public hearing.
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during August 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today announced that Claire Johnston will join its leadership group next month, as its newest registrant council member.
The Royal College of Nursing and other professional bodies have warned of the negative implications of “continuing down the path” that occurred in the case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba on safety culture.
New revalidation procedures for nurses and midwives are improving attitudes and behaviours among staff and helping to foster safer care, according to the latest independent analysis of the scheme.
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during July 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.