Issue : 31 July 2013
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NHS Direct has announced it is seeking to pull out of all 11 of its contracts to provide NHS 111, as they have proved “financially unsustainable”.
Problems with the new NHS 111 urgent care hotline, including shortages of staff and lack of training, are the focus of claims in an undercover television investigation due to be broadcast this evening.
Real cuts in the number of NHS nurses – almost 1,000 in a month – have continued to emerge as more than 140 hospital foundation trusts plan to slash their workforce by 30,000 by 2016.
MPS Healthcare has become the first nursing agency to support our Speak Out Safely campaign.
The nursing regulator has revealed details of its decision last week to strike off two former accident and emergency nurses who altered patient discharge times to meet waiting time targets at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.
Testicular cancer survival rates up 30%Subscription
Almost every man in the UK diagnosed with testicular cancer is now beating the disease, according to new figures.
Unemployment is hitting the mentally ill twice as hard as it is the general population, a study has found.
The health and wellbeing of older hospital patients is being put at risk when they are shipped from ward to ward, experts have said.
On Friday we were joined by NT Jobs to give advice and support to students looking for their first job in nursing. Read the transcript back here.