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Orchard Care Homes has gained accreditation under a national scheme to promote the employment of people with disabilities.
The number of nurses and midwives employed in Scotland is set to rise by less than 20 full-time posts this coming year, which is nowhere near enough to address widespread shortages, warn unions.
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Nearly half of England’s maternity units closed temporarily to new mothers at some point in 2017, which was more than the previous year, according figures published by the Labour Party.
Grieving midwives at a hospital in Stoke-on-Trent have been commended as “absolutely remarkable” for staying strong for families under their care, following the tragic death of a colleague.
Latest figures have revealed a further – though small – drop in the total number of nurses working for the NHS in England.
The director of nursing at a Welsh health board is set to meet with the family of a nurse who killed herself to discuss claims she was “bullied” at work.
The Royal College of Nursing has revealed that the extraordinary general meeting called over its communications around the NHS pay deal will take place in Birmingham next month.
Royal College of Nursing members in Wales are being urged to find out exactly what a proposed pay deal will mean for them in the wake of a major row over the pay rise agreed in England.
Janet Davies will step down from her role of chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing at the end of this month, it has been revealed.