Warning Over Drop In NHS Health VisitorsThursday, 23 November 2017 08:51
Health visitors have asked for help from the government when it comes to public health budgets.
Increase In Nurses Applying To NMC After Language Test ChangesThursday, 23 November 2017 08:48
There have been reports that nursing jobs have risen after a large number of nurses have applied to
Oxford University Hospital is recruiting nurses from India and the PhilippinesThursday, 23 November 2017 08:43
There has been a severe, marked reduction inthe amount of nurses who are coming to the UK from the
Victory for Those who Work Sleepover Hours- Living Wage GrantedFriday, 27 October 2017 11:32
In Scotland there are around 200,000 people who work in social care. They are however on very low pay and this is one of the many reasons why more and more people are choosing to leave the sector. Sleepover
Nurses Warn Of ‘Blind Spot’ In Assault Recording SystemFriday, 27 October 2017 11:30
MPs will talk about a backbench bill that will try and toughen the penalties that are put into place when NHS staff are attacked. The RCNhave stated
Nursing Home Prosecuted By CQC After Serious Burns InjuryFriday, 27 October 2017 11:24
A care provider has failed in their duty to protect a resident while also giving them safe treatment and care. The CQC, or the care quality commission has stated that the care home in question had an uncovered radiator and that a resident fell into it. They then experienced very serious burns. They have also had to plead guilty to theoffense because they failed to provide
Pay Caps Need To Be Scrapped For Public Sector StaffThursday, 21 September 2017 09:46
There are a lot of unions who believe that the pay cap needs to be scrapped for all of those who work in the public sector. This is especially the case for those who work in nurse jobs. The public sector pay cap is the government policy which limits the annual wage rise for those who do work in the public sector industry. The cap currently means that nurses and other workers cannot have their wage increased by more than 1% every year. Teachers, police officers,
SNP Commitment Will End 1% Cap On NHS Pay Rise From 2018Thursday, 21 September 2017 09:43
The SNP have confirmed that they are working to try and lift the 1% pay cap on nurses. They are also doing everything they can to help midwifery staff. They are doing this in response to the huge uproar about the way that staff are treated as well as the low wage that they get. The NHS has been under continuous stress from government parties and they have also had to make a lot of cuts over the past couple of years. For this reason, a
Children with Asthma are Being Prescribed AntibioticsThursday, 21 September 2017 09:36
Children who have asthma are likely to be prescribed antibiotics even though there is no supportive evidence that shows that they need them. If people are prescribed antibiotics when they don’t need them, this can lead to a rise in drug-resistant infections and it can also be very unnecessary as well. Researchers show that their own results may show that the symptoms are mistaken for lung infections and that in
Language Testing Changes Updated for Overseas NursesThursday, 27 July 2017 13:21
English language testing changes could be brought in at the end of the year and this is to try and speed up the UK recruitment levels for nurses that are overseas. If the regulator decides that there is some evidence for a revision then there will be time for this to happen. A letter that has been viewed by the Nursing Times was sent to the Human Resources Directors and this shows potential for real progress.
Trust Tempts Nurses With Brand New AccommodationThursday, 27 July 2017 13:18
Work is due to start on a brand new £16.4m accommodation block for staff at a Grimsby hospital. This comes shortly after planning permission was granted by the North East Lincolnshire Council. The block will have 96 student units and it will also have 124 studio apartments as well. It has been noted that the current residential accommodation site was in serious need of an upgrade in order to make it suitable for the staff members.
Nurses Are Going To Receive a Pocket Guide to Tackle Modern Day SlaveryWednesday, 31 May 2017 12:22
The Royal College of Nursinghave announced that they are going to give more support to nursing staff across the UK. They will also be sent a guide on Modern Day Slavery. This is going to help put an end to those who are victims of trafficking as well as addressing the overall lack of awareness when it comes to the amount of training required in order to tackle the topic. This guide is going to be designed so