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Why nursing associates are splitting opinion

CQC to reinspect almost 70 adult social care services due to report errors

The CQC has admitted it will have to reinspect almost 70 adult social care services in England after it found duplicate material in more than 100 reports. 

The leadership labyrinth: why practice nurses struggle to navigate their way to top positions

There are now new routes for practice nurses to reach leadership positions, but the journey may be a long one.

First midwifery apprentices begin ‘landmark’ training in bid to tackle staff shortage

The UK’s first midwifery degree apprentices started their training to become fully qualified midwives yesterday (20 January) at Greenwich University.

Eight people attacked during 'serious incident' at GP practice

A 'serious incident' took place at a GP practice in Bletchley this morning, during which staff and members of the public were attacked.

Unions suspend nurse strikes in Northern Ireland

Strike action by nurses in Northern Ireland has been suspended, health unions have announced today (16 January).

NI nurses’ strike update: Unions to consider £30m pay parity offer

Health unions have said they will consider a pay offer made by Northern Ireland health minister Robin Swann after ‘positive’ talks.

Nurses need to react positively to the network DES and put their trust in PCNs

Robana Hussain-Mills urges nurses to trust that feedback about PCNs will be heard.

NI nurses’ strike: New health minister to meet with trade unions

Northern Ireland’s new health minister, Robin Swann, has said he will meet with trade unions representing nurses this week in a bid to resolve an ongoing dispute over staffing and pay.

Staff shortages leaving mental health nurses ‘near breaking point’, survey finds

A ‘dire shortage’ of mental health professionals including nurses is leaving staff ‘near breaking point’ and patients without the care they need, according to a survey published today by the British Medical Association (BMA).