Consultation on practical fire safety guidance for care and housing support providers – ends 22 Oct 2019

11 October 2019 – Gov.Scot The Scottish Government is gathering views on draft Fire Safety Guidance for Specialised Housing (and

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Oxfordshire NHS health services tell people to make ‘winter plan’

11 October 2019 – Oxford Mail Hospitals, GP surgeries, social services, paramedics, mental health providers and charities in Oxfordshire have

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Bedford Hospital: More than 200 Australian nurses recruited

09 October 2019 – BBC News Around 237 Australian nurses are due to arrive at Bedford Hospital to work after

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Royal College of Nursing begins strike action ballot in NI

09 October 2019 – BBC News The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is now balloting members on industrial and strike

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Hourly rounding ‘may not be the best way for nurses to deliver care’, finds study

09 October 2019 – Nursing Notes A report by researchers based at King’s College London has found that hourly rounding

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Actions to help adult social care get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019

EU Exit planning update from the Department of Health & Social Care To: Adult Social Care Providers 09 October 2019

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Legal limbo puts patient care at risk as nurse vacancies hit record high

08 October 2019 – RCN RCN report summarises why law is needed to fix the nursing workforce crisis in England.

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Campaign promotes equal treatment of mental and physical health

07 October 2019 – RCN New parity of esteem initiative is encouraging members to take a more holistic approach to

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NMC hearings and sanctions w/c 07 October 2019

Please see the link below, for more information. Cases of note are the striking off of: Trudi Jane Watson Ian

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Nurses’ ‘worry’ better than most early warning scores, finds study

05 October 2019 – Nursing Notes A recent study has found that nurses’ worry has a “higher accuracy” than most

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