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Unpublished STPs forecast thousands fewer NHS nurses

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The NMC are doing a very good job at reducing the number of trained nurses in the system. It seems to be at the rate of about 4000 a year. Many of the allegations are unfounded, malicious, vindictive or twisted referrals. NMC dont investigate The nurses who go through the NMC torture of the FtP find other jobs, often retraining in another career before their cases are even heard. Some go through repeated suspensions every 6/12 months. One poor nurse has repeated suspensions going back to 2012. Others that I know personally go back 4 - 6 years. Some RNs have a great sense of humour This is from D Lost to nursing & is nursing's loss Reading through the NMC's Competence and Conduct Committee information leaflet section on "Returning to practice after a striking-off order..134: You can reapply to the register after 5 years, 135: Restoration does not take place automatically, you will have to apply. 136: You will need to demonstrate that you are fit to return to practice. If you apply and repeatedly turned down, the panel may rule that you cannot re-apply. 137: If successful you will need to complete a return to practice course. Then, "Seeking Support" 138: Some people may find it difficult to settle back into their careers after referral. If you are having difficulties regaining your confidence at work you may wish to seek support from your professional organization (the RCN!) or trade union. YOU SHOULD CONSIDER DISCUSSING THE ISSUES WITH YOUR MANAGER. IF YOUR EMPLOYER OFFERS A CONFIDENTIAL COUNSELLING SERVICE, YOU SHOULD CONSIDER USING THIS SOURCE OF SUPPORT (just in case you have any ideas about putting the now ten-year old matter to bed).

Posted date

18 January, 2017

Posted time

7:43 pm

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