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MAY 30/2014

Rising number of overseas nurses 'need more linguistic support'

A new study has outlined the need for stronger induction and ongoing support programmes for overseas nurses seeking jobs in the NHS. Research carried out by the National Nursing Research Unit at King's College London shows that recruitment rates ...

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MAY 28/2014

RCGP launches campaign and petition calling for greater GP funding

An industry body representing staff in GP jobs has launched a new campaign and petition with the aim of ensuring the sector receives more funding and support from the UK's governments in future. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) h...

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MAY 22/2014

BMA: GPs are interested in new methods of collaborative working

People working in NHS GP jobs are interested in exploring new collaborative working opportunities as a means of improving productivity and the standard of care they provide. This is according to a new survey of 1,555 general practitioners carried out...

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MAY 20/2014

RCN calls for greater nurse recruitment efforts

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has called on the government to step up NHS nurse recruitment efforts in order to ensure the needs of patients are being sufficiently met. A recent report from Health Education England has revealed that there is str...

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MAY 16/2014

Care workers to see major changes after Care Act becomes law

People working in social care jobs are set to see major changes taking place within their sector following the ratification of long-gestating care reform legislation by the government. On May 15th 2014, the Care Bill was passed into law and became th...

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