Category list : GP-led consortia
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Up to 800 senior nurses and other primary care trust staff are likely to lose their jobs in the West Midlands and Greater Manchester, heralding the start of a final round of job cuts in the transition to the new NHS structure.
The requirement for all clinical commissioning groups to include at least one nurse on their board seems like something of a no-brainer.
Running different communication systems in parallel is a recipe for disaster
The health bill is dangerous, divisive and disruptive, warns Peter Carter
Nurses still need to push for equality with doctors
Nurses have raised concerns about a second group of GP commissioners in the north of England with links to a private company seeking to provide NHS services.
Charity campaign saves specialist nurse postSubscription
A charity has declared victory in its campaign to secure a specialist nurse for West Sussex after local GPs had advised a primary care trust to put recruitment to the post “on hold”.
Key changes to the NHS reforms to widen clinical involvement in commissioning to nursing and hospital doctors will be included in NHS regulations but not be written into legislation, the government has said.
Nurses should be denied a seat on the boards of GP commissioning consortia, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.
Nurse consortia role must be 'enshrined in law'Subscription
The Health Bill must be amended to make it illegal for GP consortia not to have a nurse in a senior decision making position, the Royal College of Nursing has said.