Plans to introduce a new online nursing degree in England have moved a step forward as health bosses announce a new timeline for development of the programme.
Returning the £85m ripped out of career progression budgets for nurses in England has been revealed as a key part of the new national strategy for addressing nursing shortages.
A review is being held into the way specialist learning disabilities hospitals are regulated in a bid to protect further vulnerable adults from abuse.
The number of nursing staff across two accident and emergency departments in Shropshire are set to almost double, after plans to boost the workforce were backed by an NHS trust’s board.
Nurses should remain on a list of shortage occupations in order to aid international recruitment and fill vacancies but midwives have not been included following a major review.
A trust in the North of England has announced it is now officially ‘smoke free’, after a call from Public Health England pledged for all NHS trusts to ban smoking on hospital premises.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the transport of critically ill patients should receive training in transfer medicine and gain experience in a supernumerary capacity, according to new guidance.
A proposed reduction in university tuition fees would not benefit many nursing students or boost numbers coming into the profession, educators have said in response to a major review.
New app technology is being expanded in Scotland that government ministers say will enable practice nurses to better monitor blood pressure with fewer patient appointments needed.
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