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donderdag 20 april 2017

BME nurses still 'seriously under-represented' in senior posts

BME nurses still 'seriously under-represented' in senior posts
Black and minority ethnic nursing and midwifery staff remain "seriously under-represented" at a senior level within the NHS, although some progress has been made recently, according to a report on the treatment of BME employees within England's health service.
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Nurse resuscitates patient during football match in London
A nurse educator and specialist in resuscitation had to use his expertise and experience for real on Good Friday in front of 12,000 football supporters.
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Senior nurses to lead work on safety checks for NHS staffing plans
Two nursing directors have been asked by the regulator NHS Improvement to lead work on developing new safeguards to protect care quality when trusts make significant changes to their workforce.
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Info sharing system to aid nurses spot child abuse behind target
A national information sharing system launched two years ago to help nurses and other clinicians identify children at risk of abuse is still yet to be in operation among all local authorities and NHS trusts.
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NHS England recruits trust chief nurse and RCN director
NHS England has announced that it has appointed two senior nurses to newly-created roles with briefs covering the transformation and improvement of the nursing profession.
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'Bite-sized' health films can boost diabetes self-management
Watching short health information films online, via smartphone or tablet, can help patients with type 2 diabetes reduce their blood glucose level, according to a small pilot study by UK researchers.
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