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The silencing of nurse voices at the top tables of the NHS is “wrong and needs to be redressed”, a leading barrister has warned.
A new public support service has been launched today that offers “dedicated, personalised support” to members of the public who raise concerns about nurses and midwives.
Mothers and babies are at risk because of a lack of training for frontline maternity staff with less than 10% of trusts following official training guidance, according to a new report.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has outlined a range of measures designed to improve the way it interacts with patients and the public, in response to severe criticism over the way it treated bereaved families involved in two major care scandals.
A leading midwife has said the Nursing and midwifery Council owes midwives and nurses, as well as families, an apology over the way it handled fitness to practise cases linked to the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council failed to listen to or properly investigate concerns about midwives at Furness General Hospital, according to a new report, which concludes the regulator’s handling of the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal was “inadequate” and “frequently incompetent”.
Jackie Smith has today announced her decision to step down as chief executive and registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, after over six years in the role.
New unit ‘tangible sign’ of changes at Morecambe Bay Subscription
A trust at the centre of a major review of maternity safety with national implications has marked the progress it has made in the last three years with the official opening of a new birth centre.
Patients were harmed and staff bullied and harassed at a community trust where managers were obsessed with achieving foundation status, according to a damning independent report.
A new inquiry by Dr Bill Kirkup into the death of a baby girl 16 years ago will examine the role of NHS regulators and national bodies, it has been reported.