Category list : General Medical Council
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More should be done to ensure nurses, midwives, doctors and health professionals can share common training and codes of practice to bring their values and behaviours into line with one another, according to the chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The big question: would you feel comfortable saying sorry to a patient for a medical blunder?Subscription
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Nurse, midwives and doctors have for the first time been issued joint guidance on their professional duty to be open with patients and to apologise when something has gone wrong.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is prepared to further scrutinise midwives to check whether they were competent to deliver safe care in recent years, its chief executive has told Nursing Times
'A month for honest reflection and action'Subscription
Can you hear that? It’s the collective intake of breath of the healthcare world before March hits us.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced that Jon Billings will be its new director of strategy.
Only a couple of decades ago you could, in theory, qualify as a nurse and spend 40 years in the profession without undertaking any form of study or updating.
NHS England’s interim deputy chief executive Dame Barbara Hakin has been cleared of acting in a “bullying” and unprofessional manner by the medical regulator.
Care Quality Commission inspectors who witnessed “unacceptable behaviour” at Whipps Cross Hospital failed to refer any staff to their professional regulators, Nursing Times has learnt.
Guide published to help spot abuseSubscription
A medical watchdog has published new guidance to help doctors protect children from abuse and neglect.