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
Liberal Democrat Manifesto To Fund Health ServicesWednesday, 31 May 2017 12:20
The Liberal Democrats have revealed their election manifesto today and this includes a pledge that is going to reverse all of the cuts that have been done to the public healthcare system. This also includes incentives for the community and even the clinicians if they work in areas that are said to be deprived. Central to this policy, there is the five point recovery plan. This includes a 1p rise on any income tax and it is also going to raise £6 billion for the NHS and even
BRISTOL AREA CARER AND NURSE REGISTRATION DAYWednesday, 31 May 2017 08:51
Community nurses are now being invited to take part in a brand new programme and this will involve education and leadership events. These are all being targeted at improving the health and safety for those who are homeless. We will be holding a registration day in Bristol town centre on June 9th 2017. If you register on the day, you will receive FREE CPR & Manual Handling training. You will need to pre-register so please call 0330 555 5000 for more info.
Homeless Health Funding & Leadership Events Launched By QNITuesday, 02 May 2017 08:22
Community nurses are now being invited to take part in a brand new programme and this will involve education and leadership events. These are all being targeted at improving the health and safety for those who are homeless.
Non-EU Nurses To be Given More Chances at Re-sitting NMC ExamTuesday, 02 May 2017 08:21
Nurses from outside of Europe who have applied to work in the UK will now have a lot more chances to re-sit their NMC exam. This will help to speed up their applications as well as helping them to get access to work.
The Impact of Brexit Vote on Nursing Jobs!Tuesday, 14 March 2017 10:48
Nurses are an important part of the health care industry for Nursing Jobs. However the NHS has struggled with a shortage of nurses over the past few months. One of the major reasons for this is due to our ageing population.
Mental Health Nurses not in Support of Generic TrainingThursday, 02 March 2017 08:39
A recent development in the nursing community has created a rift. To promote the idea of the ‘Five Year Forward View’ plan, many nurses have proposed the point of view that nurses should be trained more generically like doctors. Later, they should carry on with their specialisation in the final year.