Category list : Independent sector nurses
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Staff at an independent adolescent mental health service in Northamptonshire have failed to follow best practice when using seclusion, leaving patients for “longer than necessary” and in unsafe environments, health inspectors found in new damning report.
Neurorehabilitation service prover, the Christchurch Group, has appointed Sue Houston, as its new head of nursing.
Staff at a care home in Stockton-on-Tees made sure elderly residents could cast their votes in last week’s European elections by wheeling them all the way to the polling station.
An undercover film recorded for the BBC Panorama programme has revealed vulnerable adults at a specialist hospital “being mocked, taunted and intimidated”.
A private care provider based in Shropshire has become one of the first in its area to appoint a specialist Admiral nurse to support people living with dementia.
For two of its care homes, the Scottish veterans’ charity Erskine has recruited an advanced nurse practitioner who provides a rapid on-site response to residents’ health concerns
A major NHS trust has been forced to ramp up efforts to retain its staff, after revealing that private sector companies have offered its nurses training courses and a recruitment incentive.
Bosses from one of the UK’s largest independent social care providers have moved to reassure staff after announcing they had called in administrators.
An independent children’s mental health hospital that put patients at risk by leaving agency nurses “without relevant knowledge or experience” in charge of shifts has been shut down.
The amount of money nursing homes can claim from the NHS to cover essential registered nurse care will increase by 4.7% next financial year, the government has announced.