Category list : NHS South Central
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Deputy CNO to stand down next yearSubscription
The deputy chief nursing officer for England has announced she is to stand down, less than six months after taking up the role.
One of Plymouth Hospitals Trust’s most senior nurses is leaving to become head of leadership development for NHS South of England.
A short video has been made by students at Solent University to encourage more people to become health visitors.
NHS South Central has reminded people of the measures they can take to avoid a fall, after it emerged that one in three people aged 65 and over have taken a tumble in the last year.
Nurses at a busy southern acute trust have pledged to treat every patient like a member of their own family as part of an initiative celebrating international nurses day.
Inpatient diabetes care can be improved if the expertise of specialist nursing teams is used, leading experts have said.
Wide disparities in midwife dutiesSubscription
Midwives in some regions of England have workloads more than a third higher than hospital safety standards recommend, official figures suggest.
Nurses have been told how to fulfil their “professional and moral responsibility” to help the NHS cut waste and save money, in comprehensive guidance shared exclusively with Nursing Times.
Variations in practice must be eliminated to drive up quality care and cut costs. Nurses are ideally placed to lead this challenge, argue Katherine Fenton and Julie Halliday
Directors of nursing are under scrutiny from strategic health authority chief nurses following the Francis report into serious care failings at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.