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maandag 27 februari 2017

Nursing fields 'safe for now' but new threat on horizon

Nursing fields 'safe for now' but new threat on horizon
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has said the four fields of nursing will not be removed as part of its current education review due to legal requirements, but has not ruled out the possibility of it happening in the future when legislation is altered to allow nursing associates onto the register.
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Midlands trust appoints midwife director as chief nurse
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Elaine Newell as its new chief nurse.
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Multidrug resistant bacteria 'colonising' hospital sinks
Multidrug resistant bacteria are living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients, warns a team of US researchers.
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Multi-drug resistant bacteria 'colonising' hospital sinks
Multi-drug resistant bacteria are living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients, warns a team of US researchers.
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Nursing home residents need more activities to 'thrive'
Engagement in everyday activities implemented as nursing interventions can enable residents to thrive in nursing homes, according to researchers, who warn that more need to be encouraged.
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Renewed call for complete ban on smoking on NHS sites
Recent calls for an expansion of hospital smoking bans to outside areas as well have been reignited by Public Health England.
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