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Nursing Applications Surge

NURSING APPLICATIONS IN ENGLAND UP BY OVER A THIRD

Applications to nursing courses in England have increased by 34%, figures published by UCAS today have revealed.  UCAS has received 48,830 applications to nursing courses in England, up from...
Visionable has renewed its offer of free video calls to connect hospital patients with their loved ones as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

NHS TRUSTS OFFERED FREE VIDEO CALLS AS PANDEMIC CONTINUES

Visionable has renewed its offer of free video calls to connect hospital patients with their loved ones as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The company, which has developed a unique video...
This year has seen a record number of nursing and midwifery university students in England, the latest data from UCAS has shown.

2020 SPARKS RECORD NUMBERS OF NURSING STUDENTS

This year has seen a record number of nursing and midwifery university students in England, the latest data from UCAS has shown. The final figures from this year’s admission cycle show...
GREYLAND LAUNCHES FULL VIRUCIDAL DISINFECTANT CLEANER

GREYLAND LAUNCHES FULL VIRUCIDAL DISINFECTANT CLEANER

Leading independent cleaning chemical manufacturer Greyland has launched Spray & Wipe ULTRA, a full virucidal disinfectant cleaner tested to eliminate both Coronavirus and MRSA after one minute. ...
Extra Beds for Elderly Coronavirus Outbreak

CARE OPERATOR OFFERS SPACE AND SUPPORT FOR OVERSTRETCHED NHS

Care operator Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) is inviting hospitals and local authorities to make use of the spare capacity that exists in some of its homes in order to protect elderly people...
Rehabilitation Facility Launched in Care Home

NEW CARE HOME FACILITY LAUNCHED TO REDUCE HOSPITAL STAYS

A new facility to rehabilitate people recently discharged from hospital has opened at Oake Meadows care home in Taunton. The Willows is a 15-bed reablement and physiotherapy wing, within Oake...
AI Awards for NHS

HEALTH SECRETARY LAUNCHES AWARD TO FAST-TRACK AI IN NHS

NHS staff and patients will see cutting-edge technology fast-tracked to the frontline, thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence award launched by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. ...
L: Charlie Duhig R: Tim Allen

ADMIRAL NURSE SERVICE LAUNCHED AT SWINDON’S GREAT WESTERN HOSPITAL

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new Admiral Nursing posts to provide specialist support to people with dementia and their carers and families. The nurses will...
Following the publication of the NHS long-term plan, released on 7th January, Professor Tahir Masud, President of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), has shown his support for the outlined changes to the NHS but also shared his concerns for hospitals.

BGS PRAISES NHS LONG-TERM PLAN BUT SHARES CONCERN FOR HOSPITALS

Following the publication of the NHS long-term plan, released on 7th January, Professor Tahir Masud, President of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), has shown his support for the outlined changes...
Janet Scammell, who is leading the project, and nurses for The Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AIMS TO IMPROVE NHS NURSING NUMBERS

As more nurses leave than enter the nursing register, new research by Bournemouth University is looking at ways in which the NHS can maintain nursing workforce numbers. Nurses comprise 50% of the...

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