Career and workforce news
Spending on agency nursing and midwifery staff finally dipped slightly last year in Wales, following cost increases since 2014, according to a new report.
The workforce chapter of the NHS Long Term Plan was the “most difficult” to create and had to be rewritten five times before approval, health minister Stephen Hammond has said today.
Health leaders should endeavour to dispel “myths” about the nursing associate role before introducing it into their workplace, according to new guidance.
Prime minister Theresa May has scrapped a £65 fee that nurses originating from other European Union countries would have had to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit.
A charity for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender has acknowledged the NHS’ work to demonstrate inclusion for LGBT nurses by using rainbow lanyards.
The ruling council of the Royal College of Nursing has now been fully rebuilt in the wake of a historic vote of no-confidence in the former leadership.
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as the highest placed performer among the health and social care sector in an annual list that recognises the top employers for lesbian, gay, bi and transgender staff.
Staff shortages could jeopardise the NHS Long Term Plan, according to a new report from finance experts that warns promised funding could go unspent without the nursing staff to deliver on the blueprint’s promises.
England’s new chief nursing officer, Dr Ruth May, will be among a panel of experts developing the NHS workforce implementation plan, it has been confirmed.
A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.