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donderdag 17 augustus 2017

Extra 71,000 care home places needed in England by 2025

Extra 71,000 care home places needed in England by 2025
An extra 71,000 care home places will be needed to be created in England over the next decade, as care needs rise in line with increased life expectancy, according to predictions.
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A&Es urged to ensure nurse numbers match workload needs
Accident and emergency departments should assess whether their nurse staffing levels match actual workload requirements, as part of a new checklist comprising 50 key quality standards.
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Primary care nurse shortlisted for compassion award
A nurse who was instrumental in setting up a primary care service for Rotherham's most deprived vulnerable and marginalised groups has been named as a finalist in the Kate Granger Awards.
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Surrey hospital trust appoints new interim chief nurse
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of Sue Tranka as its new interim chief nurse.
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Island nursing director leaves among raft of leadership changes
The director of nursing at Isle of Wight NHS Trust has left the role amid a series of changes in senior leadership at the struggling organisation.
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Staffing 'challenge' prompts acceleration of Devon bed closures
An acute trust has brought forward the closure of 71 inpatient beds across four community hospitals due to pressures on safe staffing.
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