Career and workforce news
Nurses do not want to compromise the flexibility afforded to them by working 12-hour shifts despite burnout becoming a “growing concern”, a US researcher has warned.
A highly experienced former nurse has been appointed to help to lead a new partnership aiming to break down barriers between health and social care services in mid Nottinghamshire.
Thousands of people have been rejected from nursing associate courses because they did not have the basic maths or English skills required, according to the chief executive of Health Education England.
The chief nursing officer for England has pledged her “firm commitment” to stamping out race inequalities in the profession.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said the public perception of nurses needs to change in order to acknowledge how “highly skilled, highly technical and knowledge-based” the nursing profession is.
The chief nursing officer for England is planning to introduce two new badges designed to reward excellence by nursing staff and teams.
Nurses from England, Wales and Scotland are standing up in “solidarity” with their colleagues in Northern Ireland as tensions rise over pay.
General practice nurses feel threatened by the introduction of pharmacists into their workforce because of the overlap between their roles, a study has found.
Men working in senior positions across the health service must act as allies in the fight for a more gender-balanced workforce particularly at the top level, according to a new report.
Nursing shortages in England are “unlikely to improve” without seriously ramping up efforts to recruit more students and stop those already in the workforce from leaving.