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maandag 4 december 2017

NHS looking to ‘ethically’ recruit up to 5,500 overseas nurses

NHS looking to 'ethically' recruit up to 5,500 overseas nurses
The NHS is looking to recruit up to 5,500 overseas nurses from India and the Philippines in an "earn, learn and return" scheme to plug staff shortages, according to the national workforce planning body.
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NMC starts consultation on registration fee for nursing associates
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today launched a consultation on its proposal to charge nursing associates the same registration fee as it does for nurses and midwives.
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Student nurses fall by 2.6% in England, official figures reveal
The number of people from England starting undergraduate nursing courses has fallen by 2.6% this year, leading to warnings that the future supply of nurses "remains in peril".
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Queen's nurses return to Scotland for first time in 50 years
A group of 20 community nurses in Scotland have been awarded the title of Queen's nurse, marking the first time the honour has been made in the country for almost 50 years.
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Married women with children 'benefit most' from smoking ban
Married women with children have benefited the most from the UK public smoking ban, according to researchers.
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Asthma patients urged to wear scarves during cold snaps
A leading charity is reminding patients and clinicians that a scarf "can save a life" when it comes to preventing exacerbations among those with asthma during cold winter temperatures.
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