Category list : Department of Health
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The health secretary has vowed to “look at” adding a chief nursing officer role to the structure of his new technology agency, known as NHSX, after the absence of one was flagged by a nurse.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said the public perception of nurses needs to change in order to acknowledge how “highly skilled, highly technical and knowledge-based” the nursing profession is.
Community mental health nurses are being urged to share their experiences about the part they play in helping patients to quit smoking and the barriers standing in their way of offering this support.
The adult social care system in England is on the “brink of collapse”, prime minister Theresa May has been warned.
A distinguished nurse whose long career has taken him from ward to Westminster has spoken of his pride at being awarded an OBE for services to the profession.
More than 6,000 nurses were attacked at work in Northern Ireland last year, new figures reveal.
A Labour shadow health minister has raised concerns to Nursing Times that Brexit will lead to a rise in nurse registration fees.
Crisis planning to prevent the UK being left without sufficient medical supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit is being stepped up as deadline day looms.
NHS hospitals have been told by the government to ditch “outdated” pagers by the end of 2021, in a move set to save nurses 21 minutes per shift.
Contingency plans have been triggered to ensure NHS trusts are stocked up with enough examination gloves for their staff, following problems with a key supplier based in Europe.