NHS regulators are set to unveil their proposals for a new merged structure for hundreds of senior managers next week after a one week delay, HSJ can reveal.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said he will “look at” the possibility of introducing safe nurse staffing legislation in England.
Doubling the number of medical students is “not affordable”, the chief executive of Health Education England has said.
Senior nurses will be trained in how to use the Safer Nursing Care Tool to help tackle inconsistent safe staffing plans in the NHS.
Health Education England will be made “accountable” to NHS Improvement, chief executives have been told, as a number of measures are announced to create ”a more coherent approach to workforce development”.
NHS trusts recruited a higher percentage of healthcare assistants than nurses over a two year period, new research has revealed.
A trust’s chief nurse, embroiled in a whistleblowing investigation, has resigned from her post.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has signalled the government will launch a further crackdown on the use of agency staff.
A trust criticised for the safety of its emergency services has brought in a neighbouring provider to help support improvements in nursing and A&E, HSJ has learned
The Royal College of Nursing will hold an election “as soon as possible” to recruit a new council, as most current members have decided to stand down.
The Care Quality Commission chief inspector of adult social care Andrea Sutcliffe has been appointed the new chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Royal College of Nursing Council has lost a vote of no confidence at an emergency general meeting this afternoon sparked by anger over the union’s handling of the NHS pay deal.
Non EU-trained nurses and midwives will be able to apply to work in the UK immediately after qualifying, following changes by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Trainee nursing associates will be able to be counted as part of ward staffing levels prompting concerns about the standard of education and safety.
More than 7,000 NHS staff raised concerns with a local freedom to speak up guardian according to the latest data.
Inadequate funding and unsafe staffing at an outstanding trust contributed to the death of a baby girl last winter, a coroner has found.
An “unhealthy competition” for nursing staff between the NHS and social care sector must end, a government minister has said.
The government will offer “golden hellos” to nurses who want to train as a district nurse in an attempt to boost workforce numbers, the minister for care has announced.
The number of vacant posts in NHS trusts has increased by almost 10 per cent in the first quarter of this year and driven an overspend on temporary staff to manage the workload.
Five nurses have resigned from an “unsustainable” A&E department in the last two months with at least one leaving after raising safety concerns.