A Midlands trust is launching an independent investigation following claims nurses quit the organisation due to bullying.
Government advisers have recommended that nursing is not added to the list of occupations in short enough supply that they can be ‘sensibly’ filled by recruitment outside Europe.
Medical examiners working in pilot areas in England have exposed clinical incidents, poor staffing and fatal infections that have led to deaths on hospital wards, according to research shared with HSJ.
Members of the House of Lords have accused civil servants of trying to ‘short circuit’ the parliamentary process to pass a law on avoidable harm.
More than 60 bids by NHS and other care providers have received a share of the second tranche of nursing technology fund, an NHS England director has told HSJ.
NHS managers will be urged to reject the government’s latest pay offer in a ballot of union members, HSJ can reveal.
Implementing revalidation for the nursing profession will raise standards, the chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has said.
The numbers of qualified nursing staff recruited by the NHS in England has reached record levels, with numbers increasing by more than 3,000 in a single month.
An independent process to benchmark the quality of Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman investigations into NHS complaints should be established, MPs have said.
Hospitals should ensure they meet minimum nurse to patient ratios in accident and emergency departments according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Sam Everington, chair of Tower Hamlets CCG, is among a number of NHS managers, nurses and doctors included in the new year’s honours list
HSJ would like to apologise for making an inaccurate claim in a press release issued last week, which resulted in a number of national publications running erroneous stories about the proportion of NHS nurses recruited from overseas.
A new national advisory board with a system-wide coordination role for workforce issues is to be created, the NHS planning guidance has revealed.
A forecast reduction in the number of NHS mental health nursing jobs over the coming years could threaten the government’s ambition to achieve parity of esteem with physical health, Health Education England has claimed.
A shortage of registered nurses to fill an increasing number of posts has driven nearly three-quarters of hospital trusts to recruit overseas, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
Nurse training places will increase for the second consecutive year, HSJ can reveal.
One in three trusts have at least one vacancy or interim executive on their board, according to a King’s Fund report based on research by HSJ.
NHS trusts could be required to provide far more formalised education and training for qualified nurses under radical proposals outlined to HSJ ahead of a major review next year.
The health secretary has called for a significant increase in community and primary care nursing posts as part of the drive to boost services outside of hospitals
The government has given financial backing to a bill that legislates for zero harm in the NHS and changes the way professional regulators determine fitness to practise.
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