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A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.
Transferring the commissioning of key public health services, such as health visiting and school nursing, back to the NHS may not be the solution to ensuring better preventative care, according to a leading health commentator.
Shortages of nurses in key areas like mental health, district and practice nursing risk scuppering the delivery of the 10-year plan for the NHS, say health service leaders who have called for urgent action to address staffing issues.
Nurses from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds remain “grossly unrepresented” at the top level of the NHS, latest national data has revealed.
Patients could benefit from improved nursing care and outcomes thanks to new guidance that helps draw out meaningful findings from qualitative studies, according to those behind it.
The Foundation of Nursing Studies has started its search for a new chief executive to act as a “visible, inspiring and effective” leader for the charity.
Hospital leaders must carefully weigh up the risks and benefits of bringing nursing associates into their workforce before deploying them, according to new national guidelines.
Trained alert dogs can help those living with type 1 diabetes to regulate their insulin, according to new research from a UK university and a charity.
A “no deal” Brexit would be a “disaster” for the NHS, health service leaders have warned, as MPs prepare for a crunch vote on the prime minister’s deal to leave the European Union.
Continuing professional development should be each nurse’s responsibility but be “made possible and supported” by their employer, according to new guidance designed to drive forward training.