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.
A nationally pioneering “pop up” birthing unit based in a children’s centre on the Wirral will provide enhanced choice to expecting mothers in the area, according to those behind it.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced that 10 new local nurse-led projects are set to benefit from a year long programme of financial and professional support.
The author of new guidance to support registered staff that work in care homes said the “highly skilled” role had previously been “undervalued” but was now a major area of opportunity for nurses.
Parts of the NHS are hiring only one nurse for every 400 jobs advertised, show new figures that reveal the extent of nursing staff shortages in England.
Nursing staff in care homes and other community settings should be trained to screen for malnutrition among older people, according to a cross-party group of MPs.
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 community nursing student has been recognised as one of the highest achieving nurses in the country during her graduation from the University of Chester.
A new model of community nursing inspired by an approach to district nursing used in the Netherlands is expected to be fully adopted by a trust in Cheshire following a successful trial.
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…