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SEP 30/2014

New report highlights need for fresh stimulation of nursing recruitment

The recent rapid acceleration of nursing job creation has flagged slightly in recent months, which could lead to fresh calls for additional investment in NHS recruitment. New data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), highlighte...

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SEP 26/2014

GMC announces plans for national licensing examination

The General Medical Council (GMC) has announced that it will be introducing a single national licensing examination to improve its means of assessing the competence of healthcare professionals that wish to work within the NHS. Designed to give patien...

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SEP 24/2014

Free return-to-practice courses to be offered for former nurses

NHS nursing recruitment efforts are to be bolstered by the introduction of a new campaign that will allow former nurses to attend return-to-practice courses free of charge. A report from the Nursing Times has revealed that Health Education England wi...

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SEP 17/2014

New report calls for more diabetes training for nurses

NHS nursing staff require more training to better manage the needs of patients with diabetes, according to a new study. Carried out by charity group Diabetes UK, the report gathered data from 200 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England and fo...

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SEP 12/2014

New GP boundaries initiative to include home visits

Staff in general practice jobs will be providing an expanded range of services to patients who have registered outside of their areas, according to newly-revealed plans. As part of the government's flagship practice boundary removal policy - set ...

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