Career and workforce news
Leaders of the nursing profession have thanked nurses for the work they do and recognised staff for “going the extra mile” to ensure patients get the care they deserve, ahead of the International Nurses’ Day.
Relying on nurses to address the primary care staffing crisis would risk “robbing Peter to pay Paul”, a policy expert has warned.
A patient who underwent a stem cell transplant has praised the “incredible” efforts of his specialist nurse – a person he said he “would not have got to this point” in his recovery without.
The number of nurses and midwives in the UK workforce has hit an all-time high thanks in part to an unprecedented surge in overseas registrants from outside Europe, new figures reveal.
Guinness World Records (GWR) has admitted it “mishandled” the case of a nurse who ran in the London Marathon but was denied a record because she was wearing scrubs rather than a dress.
A major strategy to address the nurse workforce crisis in England will only reduce vacancies by around 3% over the next five years, it has been revealed.
Female midwives who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace do not receive adequate support from their supervisors, according to latest survey findings.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has returned to the hospital where one of his children was born to pay tribute to midwifes to coincide with International Day of the Midwife.
A bid to relieve nurse leaders in Scotland of patient caring duties, as part of landmark new safe staffing legislation, has fallen at the last hurdle.
There must be a “fundamental change” in the level of respect given to the Royal College of Nursing, its new chief executive has urged, claiming the current crisis facing the profession could have been avoided if its previous warnings had been heeded.