Category list : Daniel Poulter
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Nurses are “too often under-valued and their potential under-estimated”, according to a group of MPs who argue that developing the profession globally would help drive world health.
Three MPs with strong links to health have urged the prime minister to establish a cross-party commission to “confront” what they describe as the “growing crisis” in the NHS and social care.
The prime minister has appointed Ben Gummer as a junior health minister at the Department of Health, replacing Dr Dan Poulter who had been in the role since 2012.
The main three political parties have told Nursing Times they are committed to continuing to increase nurse staffing levels, especially in the community.
Supporting the nursing workforce to deliver care for patients with long-term conditions and more complex healthcare needs are among Conservative priorities, Dr Dan Poulter has stated.
The downbanding of specialist nursing posts by cash-strapped trusts attempting to save money is “unacceptable”, a government minister has stated.
The Institute of Health Visiting has given fellowships to 154 health visitors at a special ceremony in London last night.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has met a performance target for getting cases to a hearing within six months of being referred from the investigating committee.
A range of key health service leaders have pledged to improve staff experience in their organisations, including wellbeing and engagement.
Nurses and other frontline staff across England will soon be able to use a “landmark” nationwide data sharing system that will alert them to children who may be at risk of abuse or neglect.