Eight midwives who worked for the foundation trust at the centre of an inquiry into infant and maternal deaths could face disciplinary action
New guidance that demands doctors and nurses are open about their mistakes does not include an explicit warning against staff obstructing or bullying their colleagues, sparking concern from campaigners.
Over a third of the flagship £100m nursing technology fund has been held back, with the Department of Health declining to confirm a new date for its release
The numbers of nursing staff employed in NHS hospitals has dipped for the second month in a row for the first time since the start of the “Francis effect” on nurse recruitment
The roles and responsibilities of non-medical NHS staff would be dramatically expanded under the five year forward view
A private provider of nursing services across Britain must pay the legal costs of a whistleblowing nurse, according to a tribunal that described the firm as ‘unreasonably hostile’.
Trusts in London and Merseyside have ended their contracts with Capita for human resources and pay services
The rapid increase in registered nurses employed in the NHS has stopped, with numbers now falling for the first time this year
The NHS Confederation has questioned the legitimacy of next month’s planned NHS strike after it emerged that just 16 per cent of Unison members took part in the vote.
Health Education England plans to spend almost £5m to attract thousands of nurses back into the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
Labour would have to address a shortage of funding to universities if it were to deliver on its pledge for 36,000 extra NHS staff if it formed a government, HSJ has been told
The NHS could be hit by strike action as soon as next month after a majority of Unison members voted in favour of industrial action over pay.
Government ambitions to deliver more NHS services seven days a week without increasing the wage bill have been branded an ‘attack on hard working nurses’.
NHS England appears to have ruled itself out of direct involvement in patient care investigations after refusing to join the Care Quality Commission in a probe into the death of a baby girl.
Health Education England has appointed a former president of the Royal College of Surgeons to head a panel tasked with embedding patient safety in healthcare training.
Stroke patients are more likely to die in units with lower nurse staffing levels at weekends, according to latest UK research.
Several NHS mental health providers saw double figure real terms reductions in their income between 2011-12 and 2013-14, HSJ analysis has revealed.
Controversial changes to England’s 13 local education and training boards have been approved by Health Education England despite widespread concerns.
Sickness absence is costing the NHS around £1.5bn a year, NHS Employers has claimed as new analysis reveals that hospital managers and doctors have some of the lowest rates.
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.
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