Career and workforce news
The enduring sexualisation of nurses must end to keep them safe from harassment in the workplace, union members have warned.
Trusts across England will be offering an additional 5,000 plus placements this autumn, fulfilling a pledge made in the NHS long-term plan earlier this year, Nursing Times understands.
Thousands of nurses have signed a letter to health and social care secretary Matt Hancock calling on him to back their campaign for safe staffing legislation in England.
A theatre nurse has launched a petition urging the government to introduce laws around ventilation in the operating environment, claiming that healthcare workers are being exposed to a “toxic plume”.
Nurses are divided over whether England should follow the lead of the other UK countries and introduce a national uniform.
Nurses were moved to tears today as they stood up to share their experiences of “deplorable” bullying at the hands of their colleagues.
A websiste designed to boost retention of nurses in the NHS by helping them plan their careers and identify new areas of practice to move into has been launched.
The role of the registered nurse in adult social care is marred by damaging myths that must be debunked in order to address workforce shortages, leaders in the sector have urged.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted against a proposal to review the joint nature of the chief executive and general secretary roles.
New data is needed to demonstrate the true value of a district nursing service looking at “positive outcomes” that often go unnoticed such as how many patients receive end of life care in their own homes, leaders have urged.