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maandag 9 april 2018

Under 500 new associates in training but recruitment ‘on track’

Under 500 new associates in training but recruitment 'on track'
Just under 500 further trainee nursing associates have commenced programmes in England so far this year, with more than 4,000 expected to begin later in 2018, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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Minister confirms scale of loans error affecting student nurses
Over 800 students on nursing and other healthcare courses have been affected by a mistake that means their latest loan instalments are at risk, ministers have confirmed.
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Warning new course rating system will exacerbate bursary loss
Universities fear plans for a new ranking system that accounts for graduate earnings when assessing the quality of teaching for different subjects could disadvantage nursing courses.
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Care home provider takes on over 3,700 Bupa staff in deal
A care home provider has said it does not expect to reduce overall staff numbers following its takeover of more than 20 sites from Bupa.
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Infection-cutting suture and PICC fixer to be fast-tracked
A surgical suture and a device for securing peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are to be fast-tracked for use across the NHS in England, because of their potential to reduce infection risk.
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NMC asks for views on plans for nursing associate regulation
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today launched a consultation on its proposals for nursing associate standards of proficiency and the regulation of the controversial new role.
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