Category list : Revalidation
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New revalidation procedures for nurses and midwives are improving attitudes and behaviours among staff and helping to foster safer care, according to the latest independent analysis of the scheme.
Five students at City, University of London offer insight into how they are building their professional identity and what role the registered professionals who teach them play in this
Nurses are being denied training opportunities that keep them up to date in their clinical practice due to a combination of winter pressures, staff shortages and funding cuts, the Royal College of Nursing has warned in a new report.
What does professionalism look like in everyday practice for nurses and midwives? A new framework brings clarity on the subject and aims to help staff articulate and celebrate their value
The four UK chief nursing officers (CNOs) for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Nursing and Midwifery Council have produced a framework, Enabling Professionalism, to support nurses and midwives across the UK to reflect on their practice and demonstrate how they are the hallmark of excellence in nursing and midwifery.
’Any nurse or midwife would benefit from using this book especially as the new revalidation process is still fairly new to most of the nursing population.’
Nurses have been potentially put at risk of falling off the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s register due to confusing information about revalidation dates provided by the regulator, Nursing Times has learnt.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to make changes to the way it carries out checks on registrants to ensure they are complying with revalidation, following recommendations from an independent assessment – though it is still unclear how many applications it is verifying.
The introduction of revalidation has led to a “substantial drop off” in the number of people aged 65 or over renewing their nursing registration, as well as a smaller reduction among those in their mid 50s to mid 60s, an independent report has revealed.
The majority of nurses and midwives in the UK who did not revalidate this year said their decision was due to retirement, while others cited not practising or being unable to meet the new requirements as reasons for not completing the new system of checks.