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JUL 30/2014

Rise in newly-trained district nurses welcomed by industry

A rise in the number of newly-trained recruits seeking NHS district nursing jobs has been welcomed by organisations representing the nursing sector. Data from the Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has been highlighted by the Nursing Times showing t...

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JUL 23/2014

Doctors to receive greater flexibility following review of working hours

NHS medical professionals are to be given greater flexibility in terms of the hours they spend working and training following a new review of the impact of the European Working Time Directive on healthcare workers. The independent review was led by f...

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JUL 18/2014

Majority of nurse staffing targets still being missed, study reveals

Acute NHS care providers need to improve their performance in terms of maintaining an appropriate level of nursing staff, according to new research. Carried out by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), the analysis suggested that NHS trusts have not made...

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JUL 15/2014

Out-of-hours GP services 'performing well, but need improving'

Staff in out-of-hours GP jobs could be called upon to play a greater role within NHS care following the publication of a new official report into the current performance of the sector. The National Audit Office's (NAO's) latest analysis of ou...

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JUL 11/2014

New fundamental standards outline safe staffing and transparency goals

The need for new NHS jobs to be created will come under focus once again following the announcement of new legislation aimed at raising the standard of NHS care. New fundamental standards of care that all health and social care providers will be requ...

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