Student nurses in Buckinghamshire will be able to complete their training without having to leave the county for the first time thanks to an extended partnership between a university and trust.
Shortages in nursing are “the single biggest challenge” faced by England’s national health education and training body, which has set out how it plans to boost the nursing workforce in the coming year.
The Florence Nightingale Foundation has announced Professor Greta Westwood as its new chief executive.
Applications to study nursing in England have increased by 4% from last year but are still down more than 15,000 since the bursary was axed, new figures released today show.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said he is considering new incentives to encourage students into struggling areas of nursing such as community and mental health.
Nurse leaders behind the #EndPJParalysis campaign are hosting a free 72-hour global digital summit this week to share best practice around tackling complications associated with hospitalisation.
Senior nurses working to integrate health and social care in Scotland will have access to a new set of tools which outline the key skills and knowledge they need to carry out their role.
Nurses have accused a government minister of “talking down” the value of university-based education for nursing students.
The scale may be smaller, but the nature of the challenges facing the health system of the Isle of Man are not dissimilar to those in our NHS.
A “pool of talent” has been lost in the shift to university-based nurse training, according to skills minister Anne Milton, who is looking back to her past to remodel nursing education.