Career and workforce news
Case study: A nurse has told how he quit his job on an acute cardiology ward because persistent understaffing left him drained.
Scotland flag Your guide to pioneering staffing legislation in Scotland
Learning disability nursing must be recognised as an “equal and valuable” branch in the profession, in order to safeguard its future for the next 100 years.
Leaders of a national nursing campaign are lobbying to strengthen nurse leadership and gender equality across the global nursing workforce, following a new report highlighting that only 25% of health system leaders are women.
The creation of an “enhanced apprenticeship” is one of the solutions being considered by Health Education England to address a desperate shortage of learning disability nurses, which risks harming some of the UK’s most vulnerable people.
Spending on agency nurses and midwives has shot up by more than 10% in Scotland in the past year, according to the latest workforce figures, which also show an increase in nursing vacancies.
Hospital patients on units with too few registered nurses are at increased risk of getting healthcare-associated infections, researchers in the US have found.
Senior nurses will be able to halve their pension contributions to avoid significant tax charges, under new government proposals aiming to stop them leaving the NHS early.
More than two thirds of new houses being built on NHS land will be out of the reach of the average nurse, according to a new analysis, which warns the lack of affordable homes is exacerbating the staff recruitment crisis.
Health Education England has teamed up with parenting chatroom, Mumsnet, as part of a new campaign launched today to help encourage former nurses back into the profession.