Career and workforce news
Future recruitment campaigning for nursing will reflect the modern-day realities of a profession at the “cutting edge of clinical practice”, according to a new workforce plan.
Returning the £85m ripped out of career progression budgets for nurses in England has been revealed as a key part of the new national strategy for addressing nursing shortages.
Nurses should remain on a list of shortage occupations in order to aid international recruitment and fill vacancies but midwives have not been included following a major review.
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The number of nurses working full-time in general practice settings in England has risen by around 300 over the last 12 months, latest figures have revealed.
A national recruitment campaign in Wales will this year be fronted by a nurse who is a man in a bid to encourage more men into the profession.
The health and wellbeing of nurses and other staff should be a “core priority” in the workplace, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said, as part of new draft guidance on long-term sickness absence that earmark early interventions and mental health support plans as means of prevention.
The social care sector will continue to struggle to recruit and retain nurses unless pay is increased in line with what they can earn in the NHS, according to a new analysis that warns of a £4.4bn funding shortfall.
Resilience is the “mask” that nurses are forced to wear because of workplace pressures and demands, members of the profession have warned during a discussion at the Royal College of Nursing congress this week.
The enduring sexualisation of nurses must end to keep them safe from harassment in the workplace, union members have warned.