A statutory duty of candour in the NHS will cover a wider set of incidents than previously expected, and will force NHS trusts to apologise to affected patients, it has emerged.
All local education and training boards are due to lose their managing directors, directors of finance and directors of education under a reorganisation proposed by Health Education England.
More than three-quarters of acute NHS providers have missed their own targets for the number of hours worked at their hospitals by registered nurses, HSJ analysis has revealed
A whistleblowing nurse has been awarded £80,000 by an employment tribunal that found she was unfairly dismissed after raising patient safety concerns
An overwhelming majority of midwives have said they would be prepared to take industrial action over the government’s decision to reject a pay rise for all staff.
Medics have been given a new alternative to the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway which was axed last year amid claims that it was being used to cover up poor care.
Health Education England is planning a ‘drastic’ reorganisation to slash its £85m running costs by 20 per cent.
Almost half of NHS hospitals and inpatient areas recorded nursing shift ‘fill rates’ of more than 100 per cent in May, according to figures released as part of the government’s patient safety drive.
GP surgeries in areas with some of the highest patient to doctor ratios are increasingly relying on nurses to plug gaps left by the shortage of medics
BREAKING: Patients have a new legal right to be consulted before doctors place ‘do not attempt resuscitation’ orders in their notes
NHS Employers should plough greater resources into in work training schemes for the nursing workforce, the head of a major review of the profession’s education and training has said.
Nurses have attacked rising pay for senior executives by drawing a comparison with the earnings squeeze of frontline staff.
NHS England has still not worked out how to present trusts’ nurse staffing data on NHS Choices, less than two weeks before it is due to publish the information for the first time.
The rate NHS staff can claim for travel expenses is to be reduced by almost 20 per cent, which NHS Employers estimates would save the service £20m annually, HSJ has learned.
One in three NHS organisations intend to tame their salary bills by withholding pay increments from staff, a survey of senior HR managers indicates.
The majority of HR directors plan to ramp up the recruitment of nurses this year as many admit their organisations lack the staff to meet demand.
Exclusive: Training for some specialist medical roles in the NHS could be scrapped under plans by Health Education England to transform the future NHS workforce.
The nursing regulator has urged the government to introduce a bill to transform healthcare regulation in the Queen’s speech this week.
The NHS is continuing to recruit hundreds of extra qualified nurses a month with numbers at their highest for a decade, the latest workforce data shows.
The NHS risks losing thousands of nurses to the US if it fails to value and support existing nursing staff, the chief executive of Health Education England has warned.
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