There is a “desperate” need to improve the pre-assessment of surgical patients, according to nurse consultant who advised on a major review into peri-operative mortality rates.
The government has agreed in principle to tighten up criminal checks on overseas nurses and other healthcare workers.
'Last Wednesday marked a moment in history'Subscription
Last Wednesday marked a moment in history, as public sector workers took part in what was billed as the largest “union mobilisation” for more than 30 years and NHS nurses joined a national strike for the first time. Charlotte Santry and James Clayton visited marchers and those on the picket lines in London.