Career and workforce news
All frontline health service staff will be “expected” to have a influenza vaccination, as part of a comprehensive plan for winter, NHS leaders have announced today.
A nurse who started training in 1948 is among the inspirational people and teams receiving special recognition for their dedicated services to the NHS spanning seven decades.
More than half of nursing staff have considered leaving the profession due to money problems, according to a “shocking” new survey that has sparked calls for employers to introduce greater support for struggling workers.
A law requiring set nurse-to-patient ratios in intensive care units across a US state has not resulted in anticipated improvements in patient welfare, according to a new study.
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The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland has launched a public campaign to ask for more for nurses so that patients “receive safe, high quality care”.
London mayor backs campaign to tackle nursing shortages VideoSubscription
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has joined the fight against the city’s nursing vacancy crisis by personally urging nurses of the future to embark on a career in the capital.
Critical challenges facing the NHS will deepen unless significant investment into adult social care is made, the Royal College of Nursing has warned ahead of the government’s autumn budget.
A new app is being developed to make it easier for NHS staff to sign up for extra shifts in a bid to claw back the £480m a year being spent on plugging gaps with expensive agency workers.
A nurse who has dedicated her career to supporting patients with alcohol issues is to retire next month after nearly 40 years’ service to the NHS.