Category list : Ara Darzi
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Affordable housing for nurses should be provided by trusts in London that have surplus land, according to a major report looking at how to improve the capital’s health services.
The Royal College of Nursing has called for an urgent review of the commissioning of training places for nurses in London as part of wider efforts to improve care in the capital.
Plans to merge three clinical education advisory bodies have sparked fears that future nurse training needs will be overlooked in favour of doctors’ requirements.
Mixed-sex wards to be eliminated this yearSubscription
The government will announce that it is to end the “indignity” of mixed-sex hospital wards in England by the end of the year, it has been reported.
Trespassers on medical ground?Subscription
With a government review, increased autonomy, advanced roles and working time laws contributing to nurses taking on junior doctors’ tasks, Clare Lomas looks at how the boundaries between the professions have become blurred.
Funding squeeze halts innovative nurse-led service Subscription
Lack of funding has halted a successful nurse-led telemedicine scheme, despite such innovations being championed by the government.
NHS patient safety hotline delayedSubscription
A ‘key element’ in the drive to improve patient safety - Patient Safety Direct - has been delayed until next summer, despite ministerial assurances that it would be in place last year.
The NHS’ push for quality must include information on patient experience being fed back to nurses and other frontline staff in a form they can understand and act on, research published by Nursing Times has said.
RCN chief praises 'instrumental' Lord DarziSubscription
Nursing luminaries have been quick to recognise the work of outgoing junior health minister Lord Darzi
The government confirmed last night that health minister Lord Darzi would be leaving the government and published his resignation letter to the prime minister.