Issue : June 2017
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In April, the House of Commons health select committee stated: “The government’s plan for our post-Brexit future should both ensure that health and social care providers can retain and recruit the brightest and best from all parts of the globe, and that the value of the contribution of lower-paid health and social care workers is recognised.”
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during June and early July 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during June 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
Helen Croft wants carers to become involved in co-designing services
Nurses have “co-existing” positive and negative attitudes to caring for older people and are influenced by widespread ageism in societies, international research suggests.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council will start work on drawing up professional standards for the new nursing associate role this summer, according to a report by the regulator.
Nursing and midwifery unions have welcomed a clear commitment by the Scottish government to take action to lift the cap on public sector pay.
NHS trusts must set realistic midwifery staffing levels that take account of holidays, sickness and time needed for training, according to the latest piece of guidance on safe staffing in maternity.
'What role can nurses play in non-formal care?'Subscription
Reflecting on her own mum’s care, Liz Deutsch realises that the role nurses can play in improving an older person’s quality of life is further reaching than it appears at first glance
The new ministers for social care and public health have been announced.