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The majority of nurses will never be able to scrape together enough to buy a home in the capital, according to the Royal College of Nursing’s new director for London, who warns more must be done to tackle the high living costs that are exacerbating staffing shortages.
More progress is needed in tackling discrimination and boosting equality for nurses across London, according to the Royal College of Nursing’s outgoing director for the capital.
Student nurses from universities in north central and east London are to be the first in the city that are guaranteed an offer of employment at local NHS trusts, under a new initiative.
Patients with dementia are being given few opportunities to have drinks of water on wards and in accident and emergency, which is leaving them “extremely vulnerable”, a review of London hospitals has found.
A deal unveiled today will give London’s NHS and councils the “freedoms and powers they need to provide the very best health and care services”, according to the chief nursing officer for England.
Nursing and medical unions have joined together to call on mayor of London Sadiq Khan to protect the capital’s NHS from what they claim is a £4bn cost-cutting programme.
Angela Thompson has been appointed director of nursing and deputy regional chief nurse for NHS Improvement’s London region.
NHS England has announced this morning that chief nursing officer Professor Jane Cummings will take charge of its London region for the foreseeable future.
The first full audit of specialist palliative care services in London, including specialist nursing, has revealed patchy provision for terminally ill patients across the capital.
A scheme to train practice nurses in managing cancer as a long-term condition is likely to be rolled out across South West London, pending a positive feedback from a pilot scheme.