Category list : Derbyshire County PCT
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Telephone triage nurses in NE win pay protectionSubscription
NHS Direct nurses who faced a pay cut if they transferred to the new NHS 111 service have now been told their salary will be protected for at least a year.
Two birth centres to close in DerbyshireSubscription
Primary care trusts in Derbyshire have decided that two midwife-led birthing centres should close in order to save up to £3.7m over five years.
Care home nurses in Derbyshire are to receive specialist training in helping older patients in care homes with feeding or swallowing difficulties.
We talk to Maggie Boyd, executive director of clinical quality and nursing at NHS Derbyshire County
Community nurses in Derbyshire are being parachuted into different areas - including management - as a “fresh pair of eyes” to improve services.
Clinical needs of residents in care homes are becoming more complex. NHS Derbyshire County carried out an audit to assess clinical care in its care homes
Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have been told their registration with the Care Quality Commission is conditional on them improving the support they give to staff.
An outline of how one PCT embarked on a quality commissioning agenda, and how nurses can take a leading role in the process
Free eye checks for Chernobyl victimsSubscription
Sixteen children affected by the Chernobyl disaster are to be given free eye checks at a Derbyshire hospital, to try to help them recover from the effects of the nuclear tragedy.