Career and workforce news
A home care provider in South London has been given the worst possible rating by the healthcare provider watchdog, after inspectors found a “totally unacceptable” catalogue of safety breaches.
More neonatal nurses will be brought into the NHS under a new maternity shake-up announced by the government.
Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, is among those who has thanked nurses and other health service staff for the care they provide over the busy festive period.
Maternity services in Northern Ireland are under pressure, as births to older mothers continue to rise, a union report has warned.
There has been a “huge” 40% drop in European Union nurses coming to work in London’s NHS since the year of the referendum result, according to analysis by the Royal College of Nursing.
The chief executive of a national regulatory body has warned that he thinks it will be more than five years before the number of nurses the NHS needs becomes available to the service.
A pilot scheme has helped decrease gender stereotypes in nursing and midwifery among school children, a government arms’-length body has claimed.
There is an ongoing recruitment and retention “crisis” among the nursing workforce in the independent social care sector in Scotland, a report has warned.
Members of a major Irish nursing union have voted in favour of taking national strike action over low pay, which leaders say is driving staff shortages
The push to improve staff diversity at the highest level of the health service is being “turbo charged” under a freshly approved strategy.