A hospital trust Bedfordshire has proposed breaching the Agenda for Change pay and conditions agreement in order to save money, while others are seeking to cut fringe benefits such as compassionate leave.
RCM honours top midwivesSubscription
The Royal College of Midwives annual awards have honoured the makers of an educational DVD to help treat women that have undergone genetic mutilation and an initiative that has improved home birthing rates in Bradford.
Alison Metcalfe has been appointed professor of healthcare research at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London.
A US model of treating obese patients with “respect” should be rolled out across the UK, say nurses who have spent time studying the approach.
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End of life communication skills need to be embedded into all levels of nurses’ training, a specialist NHS body has recommended.
Row holds up 'nurse friendly' hospital rebuildSubscription
A row over rebuilding an NHS hospital so it has only single rooms is holding up badly needed improvements to assist nursing staff, a trust chief executive has said.
Nurses at St George’s Hospital in London are being balloted for possible industrial action over changes to their rotas.
Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, the wife of the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, has become a patron of the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Nurses at the Whittington Hospital in north London are releasing a new album of songs from the heart to raise money for charity.