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A nurse whose whistleblowing case exposed a major loophole in the law designed to protect staff who raise concerns has backed Nursing Times Speak Out Safely campaign.
A number of nursing directors have been appointed to Local Area Teams in the north by the NHS Commissioning Board.
Up to 800 senior nurses and other primary care trust staff are likely to lose their jobs in the West Midlands and Greater Manchester, heralding the start of a final round of job cuts in the transition to the new NHS structure.
GP groups 'should appoint very senior nurse'Subscription
National NHS leaders have given a strong signal that the new GP-led groups taking over local commissioning should employ a “very senior nurse”.
Clinical commissioning groups have been told by the Department of Health to appoint experienced nurse leaders to their boards in an apparent attempt to head off attempts by GPs to view the position as a token gesture.
Stepping Hill nurse released on bailSubscription
A 46-year-old male nurse suspected of murdering three hospital patients at Stepping Hill Hospital has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.
The study for regulator Monitor found delivery of cancer targets was a “key challenge” in 2010/11 and continued to be so for some trusts in the first quarter of this financial year.
The death of a patient in the hospital at the centre of a tampering probe is no longer under police investigation.
Most UK heart disease deaths in North West Subscription
The highest rate of deaths from heart disease in England occurs in the North West, figures have suggested.
Surgery cessation 'a dangerous path'Subscription
The NHS is adopting a “dangerous path” by stopping certain elective surgical procedures to save money, the president of the Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned.