Career and workforce news
Recruiting nurses from overseas is a “long-term investment” for an organisation because they are less likely to jump ship once they join, according to a top nurse at a renowned trust.
The director of nursing and midwifery at a hospital trust under investigation for mother and baby deaths has announced her departure.
Men in the nursing workforce have an advantage in terms of pay, because they are over-represented at senior bands compared to their overall proportion to the UK nursing population, according to a new study.
The Royal College of Nursing is devising a short film to promote learning disability nursing as an exciting career option to young people as part of efforts to address a chronic shortage.
A leading nurse from Southampton has warned that people in the UK who develop dementia under the age of 65 are “falling into a void”, with little or no access to long-term specialist support.
A major acute trust in London has pledged to boost support for nurses and other members of staff whose babies are born prematurely or sick.
General practices in North East Essex are set to lose a third of their nurses through retirement in the next five years, documents reveal.
“We are nurses and we can do this” was the rallying cry from Royal College of Nursing president Anne Marie Rafferty, as members launched a crusade against dangerous understaffing.
Nurses and midwives in Ireland have been recommended to vote to accept new government proposals on safe staffing and pay changes, subject to the successful negotiation of a new contract.
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has warned that patients could be cared for by nurses on Zimmer frames if the retirement age is raised following Brexit.