Nursing, midwifery and care

Thousands of new recruits join the health service as NHS marks International Nurses Day

NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens has today praised the ‘extraordinary’ response of nurses and healthcare workers to COVID as the so-called ‘Nightingale effect’ sees thousands of new NHS recruits mark their first International Nurses Day. Sir Simon hailed the tireless work of nurses, healthcare support workers and assistants in caring for around 400,000 seriously ill […]

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Nursing boost for England’s NHS

Hospitals, mental health and community trusts in England are set to receive a multi million-pound boost to help recruit thousands more nurses. With the NHS continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing all routine services back online and preparing for winter, England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Ruth May, has written to nurse leaders setting out […]

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