Hospital porters, caterers, doctors and trust chief executives will be asked to embrace the “6Cs,” under plans to extend the set of core nursing values to all staff working in the NHS in England, Nursing Times can reveal.
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Delayed transfers of care have continued to worsen and have almost hit 200,000 delayed days in a month, new figures show.
Diluting nursing skill mix in hospitals is “not in the public interest”, say researchers who found replacing qualified nurses with nursing assistants was linked to an increased risk of patients dying.
A nationally renowned specialist trust has been rated outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
One of the country’s major foundation trusts is temporarily reducing the opening hours of three of its urgent care centres to redeploy nursing staff to its specialist emergency care hospital over winter.
A single executive management team has been appointed to run two acute foundation trusts – City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.
Hospital nurses involved in discharging children after severe asthma attacks should broach the issue of environmental tobacco smoke with parents or carers, according to the authors of a major audit.
The inability of some hospitals to recruit enough specialist stroke nurses has been identified as an area of “particular concern” by the latest national audit of services for the condition.
Dame Julie Moore, a former nurse and now one of England’s leading trust chief executives, has said there should be “one regulator” that brings together NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission.
A new investigation into the death of a boy at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children has exposed serious failures in his care and contradicts an earlier NHS England commissioned review.