Category list : NHS Improvement
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A new national hand hygiene policy has been published by NHS England and NHS Improvement to support a “common understanding” among healthcare staff on the issue.
The chief nursing officer for England has revealed that her team will include three deputy chief nursing officers, five regional nursing directors, plus a chief midwifery officer.
Nursing shortages in England are “unlikely to improve” without seriously ramping up efforts to recruit more students and stop those already in the workforce from leaving.
There was a small drop in the number of registered nurse vacancies in the NHS in England at the end of last year, according to latest workforce figures.
Frontline nurses should be given a say on key commissioning decisions for health services in their area, NHS chiefs have argued.
A new joint unit linking leaders from government, the NHS and industry has been set up to drive the digital transformation of the health service.
The chief nursing officer role in England will once again have a place at the table in Whitehall following pressure from campaigners, it has been confirmed to Nursing Times.
Hospital leaders must carefully weigh up the risks and benefits of bringing nursing associates into their workforce before deploying them, according to new national guidelines.
A struggling NHS trust that has been rated ‘inadequate’ for more than two years has appointed a new nursing chief to help turn around its fortunes.
A new chief nursing officer for England has started in post this week, coinciding with the launch of the new long-term plan for the health service.