Category list : Apprenticeships
Stories with this category.
The nursing recruitment crisis could be resolved if healthcare providers were given funding to take on apprentices, a senior nurse has said.
The University of Sunderland is launching a ground-breaking nursing degree apprenticeship scheme, which will see candidates study for up to five years while learning on the job.
It could be said that, when it comes to nursing, the UK is in the midst of a perfect storm.
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.