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Your weekly news summary: 11 February 2017Subscription
The UK is split over the introduction of England’s new nursing associate role, with details emerging of some “hostility” towards the post from the devolved nations.
Weekly news summary: 4 February 2017Subscription
The number of people applying to undergraduate nursing courses in England has fallen by 23% this year compared to last year, official data has confirmed.
Weekly news summary: 28 January 2017Subscription
Figures shared with Nursing Times indicate that the Brexit vote may have started to significantly affect the pipeline of overseas nurses coming to work in the UK from the European Union.
Weekly news summary: 21 January 2017Subscription
Analysis has revealed almost every NHS acute hospital in England is failing to meet its own nurse staffing targets, with 96% not having enough nurses in the day and 85% missing their target at night.
Weekly news summary: 14 January 2017Subscription
Nursing practice of the future is set to be raised to a higher level under new training standards being developed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the regulator’s head of education has said in an exclusive interview.
Weekly news summary: 7 January 2017Subscription
Demand from healthcare assistants wanting to train as nursing associates has been “fantastic”, according to the head of the workforce body leading the introduction of the new role.
A “calculable” link between nurse numbers and patient outcomes has been identified in an innovative new study into nurse staffing levels at an NHS trust.
Weekly news summary: 10 December 2016Subscription
The head of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has stressed that degree-level apprentice nurses should be considered as supernumerary during their training, as with student nurses.
Your weekly news summary: 3 December 2016Subscription
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt revealed hundreds of people will be able to train each year under plans to introduce the first degree-level nurse apprenticeships in England from next September.
Weekly news summary: 19 November 2016Subscription
Nursing associates continue to dominate the news this week as the final version of the training curriculum for the role was published.