Issue : January 2018
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The Commons’ health select committee released a major report on the nursing workforce on Friday, advising leaders that they needed to recruit nurses “at scale and pace”.
A hospital nurse in Essex wants to create a “close-knit community” across the UK, both helping patients nearing the end of their lives and combating isolation among local people.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced that 10 new local nurse-led projects are set to benefit from a year long programme of financial and professional support.
Nurses across England are to be offered specialist training about how to use an endorsed safe staffing tool, after it was discovered that some organisations have been using the aid incorrectly.
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust says its new Admiral nurse, Hannah Gardner, will help to support patients with dementia and their families.
Offering primary care appointments by telephone and via online technology will not work unless practice nurses, GPs and other staff receive better training, according to new research.
Women are slightly more positive about their experiences of maternity treatment than previously, according to the latest survey by the Care Quality Commission.
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NHS staff will be given first refusal to buy up to 3,000 new homes that are set to be built on health service land deemed to be surplus to requirement, according to the government.