Category list : Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
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Glastonbury Festival founder, Michael Eavis, has offered to give 500 free tickets to local student nurses in Somerset, in order to engage more people with the profession and boost recruitment.
Boosting support for trust chief nurses is among the key priorities for the new regional director of the Royal College of Nursing in the South West, who says they are “often the lone voice for quality and nursing on the board”.
Discharge planning for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease must be improved, says a report that found more than 40% end up back in hospital after three months.
Jeremy Hunt is today due to name 12 trusts that will “deliver pioneering approaches to digital services”, as the government looks to “fast track” technology implementation in the NHS.
Uncertainty over agency nurse procurement in SWSubscription
Trusts in the South West face uncertainty over their procurement of agency nurses as their plans have still not been approved by regulators.
A pilot project in the South West of England has led to a four-fold increase in diabetes inpatients receiving foot checks, according to study results.
New nurse director appointed at Somerset trustSubscription
Carol Dight has been appointed to the top nursing post at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
New nursing director for Devon trustSubscription
Plymouth Hospitals Trust has appointed a new director of nursing.
The South West “pay cartel” is forging ahead with plans to break away from nationally agreed terms and conditions, despite growing threats and protests from unions, Nursing Times has learnt.
Taunton staff urge trust to abandon 'pay cartel'Subscription
More than 1,600 staff working at Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust have signed a petition calling on the board to pull out of the South West Pay, Terms and Conditions Consortium.