Career and workforce news
Candidates standing for election to the Royal College of Nursing’s governing council have been announced, following the decision of current members to stand down after a no confidence vote.
More than one in five nurses working in adult hospital care in England is from the European Union or further afield, show new figures that demonstrate the health service’s reliance on overseas workers.
Helen Scullion, urology advanced nurse practitioner in radiology from South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Nurse of the Year at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.
A new research leadership programme has been launched today for nurses and midwives, in a bid to provide members of both professions a chance to develop in the area.
Numbers of health visitors, school nurses and learning disability nurses in England have continued to fall over the past year, shows analysis of the latest NHS workforce statistics by Nursing Times.
The government has today launched a new NHS violence reduction strategy, which includes measures designed to better protect staff and prosecute offenders more easily.
New research to help determine a “fair” rate for NHS-funded nursing home care will get under way next month, it has been announced.
Nurses are among more than 1,000 workers at England’s top children’s hospital who will be reimbursed after being underpaid over a period of four years, according to nurse union leaders.
A birth centre in Scotland has reopened after successfully tackling midwife shortages.
The chief negotiator at the Royal College of Nursing has announced her resignation following criticism over her role in the college’s bungled pay deal campaign.