A new independent inquiry has begun into up to 17,000 cases of historic patient safety failures at the former Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust.
A fundamental lack of understanding of the true value of nurses is leading to the creation of yet more “shiny new” initiatives at the expense of the profession, an influential nursing leader has warned.
The role of the registered nurse in adult social care is marred by damaging myths that must be debunked in order to address workforce shortages, leaders in the sector have urged.
New data is needed to demonstrate the true value of a district nursing service looking at “positive outcomes” that often go unnoticed such as how many patients receive end of life care in their own homes, leaders have urged.
Care minister Caroline Dinenage has revealed plans to improve understanding of the work undertaken by community nurses among the wider health workforce.
The expertise of charities that are blazing a trail in community nursing transformation should be harnessed around the decision-making table, health experts have urged.
Bosses from one of the UK’s largest independent social care providers have moved to reassure staff after announcing they had called in administrators.
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A Labour government would invest millions of pounds in developing the social care workforce and keeping people with learning disabilities and autism out of hospital, the party has announced.
A nurse academic has won a prestigious scholarship that will enable her to study infection control in nursing homes around the world.
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has announced that it has appointed a new chief nurse.