Issue : March 2018
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Jeremy Hunt has acknowledged to nurse leaders in England that the NHS workforce is his “biggest worry” and that the fall since last year in the number of nursing staff is of particular concern.
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A new online resource has been developed in the North West to help clinicians, parents and children themselves with a range of information about allergies.
Nurses at Llandudno Hospital are celebrating becoming the first in North Wales to receive national accreditation for their efforts to support patients with dementia.
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Just what does it take to keep a nurse in nursing? We’ve got the most appalling nursing shortage most trust chief nurses I speak to have ever experienced, and flu, norovirus and the weather have created the worst winter many have ever seen. It’s a perfect storm – quite literally – for nursing.
“I’m training to be a mental health nurse, and right now I’m on my first-ever placement.
The number of health service trusts piloting a new bereavement care pathway for pregnancy and baby loss is to “almost triple”, according to the charity leading the developing of the initiative.
There have been increases in both the infant and neonatal mortality rates in England and Wales for the second year running, continuing the reversal of a decreasing trend over recent decades.
Efforts to attract 19,000 extra people into the mental health workforce by 2021 must involve promoting the personal difference staff can make to service users while ensuring the reality of the job is not “disappointing”, a leader of a mental health NHS trust has urged healthcare bosses.
After many years of progress, health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK are now stalling in several key areas like infant mortality and immunisation levels, a report has warned.