Making the most of your moneySubscription
Studying and being in debt seem to go hand in hand, so at some stage you are likely to feel the pinch. Clare Lomas outlines ways you can get more money and make what you have go further
Home ECG monitoring reduces costs and improves care Subscription
A telehealth pilot project that helps cardiac patients in the North West self-manage their condition has saved £185,000 in 14 months.
Specialist stroke units create 400 nursing postsSubscription
Specialist hyper acute stroke units have created hundreds of jobs for nurses who are taking on increasingly advanced roles in stroke care.
The GP led groups set to take over the bulk of NHS decision making must be monitored for how well they are involving nurses - but it will also be up to the profession to make its voice heard, the chief nursing officer for England has told Nursing Times.
Unison warning over social enterprisesSubscription
Nurse entrepreneurs risk shouldering the blame for services that fail in tough financial conditions, Unison head of health Karen Jennings has warned.
NICE to expand remit into social care Subscription
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence is expected to produce 150 quality standards over the next five years to help trusts measure progress on clinical outcomes, according to the health white paper.
The government has pledged to “end the uncertainty and delay” about the future of community health services.
More control for nurses over patient careSubscription
Health secretary Andrew Lansley has pledged to give frontline nurses more control over decisions about patient care.
Control of nurses’ pay handed to employersSubscription
NHS organisations will be handed control over nurses’ pay under ambitious plans to reform the NHS announced by health secretary Andrew Lansley yesterday.
Anne Milton pledges to shelter frontline nursesSubscription
Health minister Anne Milton has pledged to protect frontline nurses and give them more control over decisions about patient care.