We asked the online nursing community for comment on the publication of NICE’s safe staffing guidelines, which noted that staff:patient ratios higher than 1:8 presented risks for patients.
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The big question: has your trust taken steps to meet national staffing guidance ahead of this month's deadline?
12 June, 2014
There is intense pressure on trusts to publish “safe staffing” data to the public, as part of the government’s response to the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry.
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30 May, 2014
This week’s twitter debate discussed whether a tendancy to look back fondly on the “good old days” of nurse training is damaging the future of nurse education
28 May, 2014
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19 May, 2014Jo Stephenson
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18 January 2019Gemma Mitchell
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16 January 2019Gemma Mitchell
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29 November 2018Steve Ford
A struggling trust in the Midlands has officially been told to improve across a range of workforce safety measures, in particular on ensuring sufficient numbers of midwives.