Category list : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde - North Glasgow University Hospital Division
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The number of nurses and midwives employed in Scotland is set to rise by less than 20 full-time posts this coming year, which is nowhere near enough to address widespread shortages, warn unions.
Spending on agency and bank nurses and midwives in Scotland has increased by just over 5% to £166.5m this year, official workforce data has revealed.
Nurses in Scotland will be able to apply for a “commemorative scholarship” to help improve patient care in the wake of a high profile infection control breakdown that occurred nearly a decade ago.
UK researchers are to investigate whether iron supplement injections could ease the disabling symptoms of heart failure.
Warning over shortage of rheumatology nursesSubscription
Specialist nurses are the type of health professional in most short supply in Scottish rheumatology clinics, according to a survey of those working in the field.
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey flown to LondonSubscription
Pauline Cafferkey has been flown to London for specialist treatment after earlier being readmitted with “late complications” of the ebola virus.
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey readmitted againSubscription
Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who originally caught the ebola virus in 2014, has been admitted to hospital in connection with the disease for a third time.
The body Healthcare Improvement Scotland is set to receive powers to close hospital wards to new admissions if there are serious concerns about patient safety resulting from insufficient staffing levels or poor infection control.
Nursing staff are to hand managers a petition of 7,000 signatures demanding more parking and better public transport at a new hospital site in Glasgow.
Trisha McAuley has been unveiled as one of two new members of Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board.