Category list : Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
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A director of nursing has said she is positive about how the merger of her community trust with a nearby mental health provider will create “opportunities” to improve patient care.
The University of Gloucestershire plans to offer a new nursing degree from September 2017 after the course was approved, subject to conditions, by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The University of Gloucestershire’s academic subject lead in nursing has been awarded a prestigious research scholarship from the Florence Nightingale Foundation.
A nurse-led scheme to give frontline NHS staff in Gloucestershire the “power to improve services” has been formally accredited after three years of work.
A community trust in Gloucestershire has cut its nurse vacancy rates from an average of around 40% down to 5% in the space of two years, following a drive to improve the recruitment and retention of staff via better post-registration training opportunities.
Plans are underway in Gloucestershire for a new specialist healthcare school that would pave the way for pupils to enter a nursing degree course in future.
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The University of Gloucestershire has announced that it is working with the county’s health service trusts in order to introduce a degree programme in nursing from 2017.
When Jenny Turner first started nursing she was frightened of the doctors, frightened of the ward sister and frightened of the women who polished the hospital floors.
Nursing shortages were at the heart of three critical inspection reports on trust standards, which were published last week by the Care Quality Commission.
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has been told to address safety concerns in urgent care, after unregistered workers without the right training were left to assess patients.