The Nursing and Midwifery Council has added its voice to calls for all registered nurses and midwives to get their flu jab ahead of the coming winter period, which is predicted to be tougher than normal.
Healthcare regulators have decided that Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has improved sufficiently that it can now exit the “special measures” regime for struggling providers.
Nurses who have made clinical mistakes are still too frightened to speak openly about what went wrong, according to health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Changes to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s language testing requirements for nurses and midwives trained outside the UK have come into force today.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council could be given much greater freedom to set its own its procedures without the need for legislative changes, under a new UK-wide consultation.
Young people’s mental health care in England is suffering because of regular staffing changes and practitioners often appearing too busy, children have said in a national review of mental health services for young people.
Consultant nurses and nurse specialists should be leading the way in dementia care, according to a tool designed to help NHS healthcare providers to deliver an “outstanding” service to their most vulnerable patients.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has announced that it has appointed Dawn Collins as its interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.
A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been ordered to pay £59,570.58 in fines and costs by Camberwell Magistrates’ Court.
From next month, the Nursing and Midwifery Council is to expand the range of options that overseas nurses can use to prove their English language credentials are sufficient to join the UK register.