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  • Workforce

    Scale of NHS staff transfer to private sector revealedSubscription

    News24 May, 2016

    The scale of the transfer of NHS nursing staff to independent sector providers in recent years has been revealed in new figures.

  • Workforce

    Study to assess safe staffing levels on hospital wardsSubscription

    News19 May, 2016

    The implementation, impact and costs of safe staffing policies for nursing in acute trusts is to be the focus of a new study by the University of Southampton.

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    Hospital chief exec to chair NICE nurse staffing groupSubscription

    News19 December, 2013

    A respected team of nurse researchers are to play a key role in drawing up future guidance on safe ward staffing levels, but the final decision on what to recommend will be overseen by a health service manager.  

  • money

    Revalidation risks becoming 'bureaucratic burden'Subscription

    News11 September, 2013

    Major new proposals for revalidating all 670,000 nurses and midwives in the UK risk becoming little more than a “bureaucratic burden” under current funding proposals, Nursing Times has been told. 

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    Better cancer care linked to number of specialist nursesSubscription

    News6 June, 2013

    Patients with cancer have better care experiences at hospitals that employ more oncology specialist nurses, according to researchers, who argue their findings should act as a warning to trusts not to cut these posts.

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    Study links higher death rates with increased number of HCAsSubscription

    News27 March, 2013

    There is a link between higher death rates and the number of healthcare assistants employed in NHS hospitals, suggests latest nursing research.

  • Sally Brearley

    Nurses not only ones 'at fault' over patient experienceSubscription

    News4 December, 2012

    Nurses should not be held solely responsible for patient experience, one of the country’s most senior nursing figures has warned as ministers press ahead with new plans to rank hospital care.

  • jill maben

    DH ends funding for 'unique' nursing research centreSubscription

    News19 September, 2012

    The country’s only national centre for nursing research has been dealt a blow to its future survival, following a decision by the Department of Health to end funding it.

  • NNRU directors

    Nursing research celebrates landmarkSubscription

    News18 September, 2012

    A host of leading nurse academics gathered last week to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the National Nursing Research Unit, the only unit of its kind in the country.

  • whistle blower

    Whistleblowing hits record highSubscription

    News5 July, 2011

    The Care Quality Commission has seen a record rise in whistleblowing calls, but there are mounting fears that it lacks the “teeth” and resources to properly investigate nurses’ concerns.

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