Career and workforce news
Maternity services in Northern Ireland are under pressure, as births to older mothers continue to rise, a union report has warned.
There has been a “huge” 40% drop in European Union nurses coming to work in London’s NHS since the year of the referendum result, according to analysis by the Royal College of Nursing.
The chief executive of a national regulatory body has warned that he thinks it will be more than five years before the number of nurses the NHS needs becomes available to the service.
A pilot scheme has helped decrease gender stereotypes in nursing and midwifery among school children, a government arms’-length body has claimed.
There is an ongoing recruitment and retention “crisis” among the nursing workforce in the independent social care sector in Scotland, a report has warned.
Members of a major Irish nursing union have voted in favour of taking national strike action over low pay, which leaders say is driving staff shortages
The push to improve staff diversity at the highest level of the health service is being “turbo charged” under a freshly approved strategy.
Nurses in the US are struggling with burnout and many are considering quitting the profession, according to a survey that reveals startlingly similarities to the situation in the UK.
Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the latest NHS provider to offer to pay the “settled status” application fees for any EU nursing staff who want to stay in the UK after Brexit.
New council members have today been elected for the Royal College of Nursing after previous representatives were forced to step down by a vote of no confidence.