Career and workforce news
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during August 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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”.
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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.
The Royal College of Nursing has admitted that its communications surrounding the pay deal “fell short of the standards members expect”.
Seven nurses have resigned in just two months from a trust’s under-pressure accident and emergency departments in the Midlands, with at least one flagging patient safety concerns.
The Royal College of Nursing has today written to eight Westminster party leaders calling on them to support a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Orchard Care Homes has gained accreditation under a national scheme to promote the employment of people with disabilities.