Robert Gordon University has appointed a new nursing professor and specialist in gerontology with over 20 years’ experience working in healthcare education.
Here is your guide to the government’s response to a major report from MPs on a range of key nursing workforce issues
Ministers have this week set out how they intend to respond to a range of challenges facing the nursing workforce which were identified earlier this year by MPs.
The nursing regulator looks set to consult on new standards for return to practice that could make it easier for nurses to come back to the profession after a career break.
The British Association of Sclerotherapists (BAS), which represents those carrying out cosmetic treatment for varicose veins, has announced that registered nurse Emma Davies is to join its board.
A petition calling for student nurses to be paid a minimum living wage, following the scrapping of the bursary, has been signed by over 250,000 people since it was set up three weeks ago.
“I was panicking, I thought I had failed” said the nurse who received her dissertation results two weeks later to her peers because it was so good that the university wanted it to be published.
Nurses and midwives from overseas applying to work in the UK will no longer need to re-sit all elements of a clinical practice test if they fail in just some areas.
Nursing degree applications have continued to plummet in England, falling by almost 5,000 compared to last year, show the latest official figures.
Concerns remain over how new nursing associates will be trained and whether they will be used as substitutes for registered nurses, according to the Royal College of Nursing.