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The Royal College of Nursing in Wales has announced the appointment of Helen Whyley as its new director with immediate effect.
An official framework for the maternity support worker role in England has been launched in a bid to provide clarity about the post and highlight how the career can be advanced.
Nurses and midwives in Ireland have been recommended to vote to accept new government proposals on safe staffing and pay changes, subject to the successful negotiation of a new contract.
A trust in the South East has increased its staffing levels and re-trained workers in a drive to make changes to its children’s services, following a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Health and social care secretary, Matt Hancock, has called for the NHS to stop relying on pens and paper, as part of a drive to encourage healthcare staff to use email to send their patients information.
Falls in older people living in the community can successfully be prevented by prescribing exercise, according to a major new review of the research evidence.
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has warned that patients could be cared for by nurses on Zimmer frames if the retirement age is raised following Brexit.
A national recruitment campaign has been launched by the government to try and entice more nurses and other healthcare professionals into the adult social care workforce.
Midwives will play a greater role in promoting healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing, under new draft guidelines proposed by the profession’s regulator.
One of the largest NHS trusts in England has been lifted out of special measures after four years under the regime for struggling healthcare providers.