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Professional Resource Centre

Professional Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Professional Resource Centre aims to provide you with the latest updates in professional issues related to pay, clinical skills, career development and employment.

With the responsibilities of the primary care nurse increasing and the new requirement for nurses to be educated to degree level, extra support and recognition are vital for all professionals working in this setting. The coalition’s NHS reforms have provided extra challenges and the work of the primary care nurse, in the GP practice or in the community, is a key part of the drive for better public health.

Latest professional news

05.12.16: Nurses are the most trusted profession nationally, according to new research, ahead of doctors, teachers and judges.
02.12.16: The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has been asked by the Government to regulate the new nursing associate role.
30.11.16: Health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will today announce that he wants more doctors and nurses to occupy senior positions within the NHS.
30.11.16: Health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will announce plans for the new degree-level nurse apprenticeships, starting next September, in a speech at the NHS Providers conference in Birmingham today.
28.11.16: Mental health support for pregnant women and new mums is set to receive a funding boost in twenty areas across the country, NHS England has said.

Latest professional clinical articles

Monday 23 May 2016
Every practice in England is set to receive resource packs on how to make their surgeries more friendly for patients with an autism spectrum disorder
Tuesday 12 May 2015
Patients and nurses across the UK and around the world will today be celebrating Nurses’ Day 2015, an international event that gives health care staff, patients and the public the chance to reflect on the valuable contribution nurses make
Friday 1 May 2015
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is proving a controversial topic as it could open the NHS up to commissions in America, but is it something that health professionals should worry about?
Friday 1 May 2015
At the Department of Health the GMB Union protested against cuts and closures of London hospitals
Monday 2 February 2015
A campaign has been launched to highlight the unpaid hours done by nursing staff.

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Tuesday 19 July 2011
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Thursday 20 January 2011
Practices are being expected to do more with the same or fewer resources. Effectively managing same-day appointments is becoming more important than ever, and nursing teams are being expected to play an ever greater role, say Jeremy Dale and Lynn Shrimpton

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