Category list : Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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An innovative scheme that sees nurses visit patients where they live improves care for people with lung disease, frees up hospital beds and saves health service resources, according to researchers.
Diabetes specialist nurses are among a group of 20 new “clinical champions” announced by a charity to lead care developments for the long-term condition at a local level.
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “requires improvement”, after inspectors found there were not always enough nurses to provide safe care.
Trusts under pressure to make greater efforts to reduce deficits have indicated they will not be limiting nurse staffing numbers, despite suggestions of “headcount reduction” by regulators.
An acute trust in the South West has begun “immediate” recruitment of extra qualified nurses in response to concerns the wards were short staffed.