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Home care companies are quitting council contracts due to a chronic shortage of staff and lack of funding, according to an investigation.
Funding for the delivery of respiratory care is set to be “rebalanced” in Wales away from hospitals and towards specialist nurses working in the community, according to a plan to reduce variation.
A new £100m fund intended to “transform” the way health and social services are delivered by staff in Wales, via “new models of seamless care”, has been welcomed by the Royal College of Nursing.
Kate Martin has worked as an infection control nurse for over 10 years in hospitals. This is her first winter season in the community. Every year she reflects, but this year has been very different…
Fears have been raised about the future of district nursing, as student numbers decline.
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There will be a 10% increase in the number of nurse training places available in Wales next year and also a pilot scheme for a Dutch-style community nursing service, ministers have announced today.
Private provider Virgin Care has been awarded two five-year contracts to provide community and urgent care services for a clinical commissioning group in Lancashire.
Queen’s nurse Yemisi Osho will become the new mayor of the London Borough of Waltham Forest at a ceremony later this week.
The University of East London has marked the official launch of its new adult nursing degree by unveiling a new state-of-the-art clinical simulation centre.