A mental health nurse who attempted suicide after being referred to the regulator is looking for others willing to share their experience of the fitness to practise process as part of a new research project.
The Care Quality Commission has called for action to fix the “broken system” that leads to people with a learning disability or autism being segregated in hospital.
Two independent members have been appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s investment committee as part of work to keep registrant fees the same price, it has been announced.
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An independent children’s mental health hospital that put patients at risk by leaving agency nurses “without relevant knowledge or experience” in charge of shifts has been shut down.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has made progress but is still failing to meet key standards in its handling of fitness to practise cases, according to its latest annual performance report.
Nurses may find it harder to get justice than doctors, according to a review exploring why a nurse convicted over the death of a child was struck off while a doctor involved in the same case can continue to practise.
The nursing regulator has highlighted the importance of protected time for new training for nurses on working with people with learning disabilities and autism.
An independent mental health hospital in Essex has been placed into special measures after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission found “safety was not a priority” at the service.
A university in the West Midlands is launching a new course to help international nurses and other healthcare professionals gain the English language skills they need to practise in the UK.