Career and workforce news
An award-winning critical care matron has said hospital leaders need to ensure nurses feel welcomed when joining a new team to avoid “dangerous silos” forming in departments.
The Royal College of Nursing has issued details of the timetable and procedure for elections to its governing council, in the wake of the vote of no confidence in the present incumbents.
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has been named as the Best UK employer of the year at the inaugural Nursing Times Workforce Awards.
Stopping nurses from quitting their jobs is the “single biggest workforce challenge” facing the NHS today, the chief executive of Health Education England has warned.
The nursing recruitment crisis could be resolved if healthcare providers were given funding to take on apprentices, a senior nurse has said.
A hospital trust in North Kent has refuted widely reported claims that it had decided to change sick pay arrangements, including measures to encourage more of its staff to have the annual flu jab.
World health leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to raising the profile of nurses and midwives across the globe.
Prison nurses are viewed as either “brave or stupid” by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role.
The council of the Royal College of Nursing will officially stand down at the end of this year following a vote of no confidence by members, it has been confirmed.
Most nurse line managers are struggling to find the time to provide meaningful support and advice to staff and are under increasing pressure as they try to juggle conflicting demands of their role, a survey by Nursing Times has revealed.