A series of new learning disability nursing programmes are being launched across England in a bid to tackle the “crisis” state of nursing shortages in the sector, an investigation by Nursing Times has revealed.
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What is the current state of learning disability nursing in the UK? How can the decline in learning disability nurse numbers be halted? Does learning disability nursing suffer from a lack of awareness of its role?
European Union nurses and other health and care staff will have their qualifications and registration recognised in the UK whether the country leaves the EU with or without a deal, it was revealed today.
A specialist trust in London has taken action to empower its nurses at every level to get involved in research.
A new set of training standards for restraint have been launched today in a bid to reduce the use of restrictive practice and to provide a national “benchmark” for supporting vulnerable people.
Shortages of mental health nurses have left employers “robbing Peter to pay Paul” to fill gaps in their workforce, a nurse leader has warned.
A renowned academic from the world’s top-ranking nursing school has put forward a case for reducing the hours that English student nurses have to spend on clinical placements.
Homeless people in Northampton are receiving health advice and support from university student nurses who have stepped up to volunteer at a local shelter.
More than half of midwifery chiefs believe their services are too stretched to support the rise in student midwives promised by the government, a new survey has revealed.