Category list : Nurse recruitment
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It could be said that, when it comes to nursing, the UK is in the midst of a perfect storm.
Nursing vacancies in England now account for almost four in 10 unfilled posts across the NHS, new figures reveal.
Tackling “stigma and prejudice” around mental health is key to addressing nurse recruitment challenges in this field, a leader at a top NHS trust has said.
Care homes in England are being urged to apply for a ground-breaking programme aimed at boosting the image of the sector and tackling widespread shortages of nursing and care staff.
Nursing needs to undergo a gender-neutral “rebranding” to break down barriers stopping men entering the profession, researchers have urged after it emerged less than 10% of student nurses in Scotland were male.
A package of measures is needed to help retain existing nursing staff within the profession, according to a new report drawing on international evidence.
NHS staffing concerns mean most adults think the UK should continue to recruit nurses from the European Union after Brexit, including many who voted to leave, according to a think-tank survey.
Nurses and midwives from overseas applying to work in the UK will no longer need to re-sit all elements of a clinical practice test if they fail in just some areas.
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This week we published a research study on how student nurses see their professional identity. Previous evidence has shown that by the time students are ready to qualify many are still not confident in this identity.
The chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings has issued a rallying call to the nurses and midwives of today to help “inspire” future generations of the profession.