A glimpse at future nurse workforce strategy

FollowFollowFollowFollow A letter signed by Baroness Dido Harding and Julian Hartley, who are both responsible for the development of the NHS workforce implementation plan has warned nursing shortages in England are “unlikely to improve”. In the letter (link at the...

NHS Staff and Learners' Mental Wellbeing Report

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Health Education England Health and Care Workforce Strategy for England to 2027 – Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future – announced a new Commission on the mental wellbeing of NHS staff and learners. The report’s purpose is...

NHS Staff Survey 2018 Results

FollowFollowFollowFollow The results of the 2018 NHS staff survey have been published and staff errors “that could have hurt patients” is at a five year high. The survey results stated that almost 28% of the almost half a million respondents reported seeing an error,...

NHS staff to queue-jump mental health support services

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Health Secretary has put forward plans that will see NHS staff’s access to mental health support services being fast-tracked. As part of the proposals by the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP, doctors, nurses and other frontline NHS staff...

NMC midwifery consultation on new standards

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is consulting on new draft midwifery standards.These standards sets out what midwives need to know and be able to do in order to be registered with the NMC and practise as a midwife in the UK.The...

NMC fitness to practise: a new approach

The NMC have launched their new fitness to practise strategy.  They claim this will be a move from a blame culture to a just culture.  Whilst some of the proposals should allow issues to be dealt with a local level much of their strategy relies upon...