Category list : Apprenticeships
Stories with this category.
The NHS recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. The celebrations reminded us all of how many lives the NHS touches. And it’s no exaggeration to say that throughout most of the NHS’s existence, apprentices have made a huge contribution to its success.
More opportunities for flexible working and career development will be among key measures to feature in a new 10‐year plan for the NHS that will “reset the deal between the NHS and its staff”, according to prime minister Theresa May.
The new apprenticeship system for nurses risks repeating the mistakes of the past, potentially putting both patients and apprentices at risk, the Royal College of Nursing has warned MPs.
Trusts in England are spending £1.46bn a year on agency and bank nurse shifts in order to plug gaps in permanent nursing staff, according to a report published today by academics.
A group of 21 trainee nursing associates has begun apprenticeships at a private mental healthcare provider, which is claiming to be one of the first independent organisations to offer this form of training for the new role.
A new school of nursing based in Doncaster has been opened this week by BPP University, following the launch of undergraduate nurse training for the first time by the private higher education provider last year.
Four health service trusts in Essex have joined forces with a local university to launch one of the UK’s first two-year registered nurse apprenticeship programmes.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is on the cusp of launching a “ground-breaking” nurse apprenticeship scheme for 2018, which is says will provide a “jobs boost to the region”.
Reflecting back on my years in the NHS, I believe there has never been a more important time to develop long-term opportunities for people to enter our workforce.
A total of 2,500 nursing associates are expected to begin apprenticeship training in England in the first few months of this year, followed by more in the autumn, the head of the national workforce body has said.