Issue : 28 June 2011
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NHS Direct cuts frontline budget by £7.9mSubscription
NHS Direct, which employs 800 nurses, is to cut its frontline staff budget by more than 10% as part of a £14.6m savings plan - but the body has expressed confidence that redundancies can be avoided.
Play School presenter and Liberal Democrat Peer, Floella Benjamin, is supporting a bedwetting awareness campaign from national children’s health charity Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence (ERIC).
Plymouth looks to downsize by 281 postsSubscription
Plymouth Hospitals Trust has begun a consultation with frontline staff on reducing its workforce by 281 whole time equivalents to help the trust reduce the pay bill by £17m.
Nurses sought to stamp out Olympics dopingSubscription
Nurses are to be recruited to play a key role in stamping out the use of performance-enhancing drugs during the 2012 Olympics.
Mid Staffs nurses' concerns ignoredSubscription
Nurses raising concerns about “dangerous” staffing levels at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust were repeatedly ignored, an analysis of 940 incident reports has revealed.
Government backs protected training budgetsSubscription
Trusts will be restricted from plundering nurses’ training funds after the government backed calls to “protect” education budgets.
Hope is growing that the Health Bill can be amended to ensure healthcare assistants are regulated, despite government resistance to such a move.