A home care provider in South London has been given the worst possible rating by the healthcare provider watchdog, after inspectors found a “totally unacceptable” catalogue of safety breaches.
Lack of training, staff shortages and the complexity of the system are all contributing to unnecessary harm to patients, despite the best efforts of nurses, according to a major review by a regulator.
A new public support service has been launched today that offers “dedicated, personalised support” to members of the public who raise concerns about nurses and midwives.
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A mental health nurse who overcame alcoholism and successfully regained his registration has called for more support for other nurses battling addiction.
The nursing regulator has claimed it has been denied access to critical evidence that could help bring unfit nurses to justice over the Gosport scandal.
A struggling trust in the Midlands has officially been told to improve across a range of workforce safety measures, in particular on ensuring sufficient numbers of midwives.
New plans to relax the English language test for international nurses and midwives applying to work in the UK have today been given the green light.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to propose slightly easing the requirements for overseas nurses and midwives taking the International English Language Test System (IELTS).
A nurse from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust has been arrested on suspicion of administering poison to stroke patients.