Nurses set for new public health rolesSubscription
Nurses are set to play a greater role in public health with a series of changes outlined in the government’s new white paper published today.
Fear of public health nursing break upSubscription
Public health nursing teams must not be broken up when they are transferred to local authority control, specialists have warned.
Call to boost nurse training on painSubscription
Nursing care of older patients must be improved, particularly the control of pain, the author of a national report on hospital mortality has told Nursing Times.
Practice nurses should assert themselves to ensure they play an integral role in future commissioning, a leading academic nurse has said.
Concerns have been raised that doctors are exercising their right to ask for voluntary erasure from the medical register before a fitness to practise panel while nurses have no such option.
South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust are celebrating being named Team of the Year at this year’s Nursing Times Awards.
Excessive use of community treatment orders has changed how patients view community psychiatric nurses, the Care Quality Commission has said.
Student nurses who move between education institutions may be tracked in the future.
Capita eyes up NHS bodies Subscription
Health quangos employing about 1,800 nurses are being targeted for takeover by private company Capita.
Ageing population means change for nursesSubscription
A predicted big increase of people dying at very old age will mean changes for nurses who care for the elderly, a new report suggests.