Career and workforce news
Staff shortages could jeopardise the NHS Long Term Plan, according to a new report from finance experts that warns promised funding could go unspent without the nursing staff to deliver on the blueprint’s promises.
England’s new chief nursing officer, Dr Ruth May, will be among a panel of experts developing the NHS workforce implementation plan, it has been confirmed.
A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.
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 leader 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.
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.
Nursing shortages mean dying patients at a London trust do not always get the best care, Care Quality Commission inspectors have warned.
Getting the right workforce in place is the “biggest barrier” to the government’s ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services, warns a committee of MPs.
Fresh incentives will be offered to newly qualified nurses to encourage them to choose primary care as a “first destination role”.