Strong medicine for NHS as tough targets are fixed
- VOICES. Carter, Peter // Nursing Standard;3/4/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p26
The author expresses his opinion that Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) needs sustained investment, not short term cutbacks. On behalf of Great Britain's Royal College of Nursing, he urges the government of Great Britain to increase its nurse recruitment programme and reinvest the...
- Trust is close to eradicating its Â£34 million agency staffing bill. Snow, Tamsin // Nursing Standard;11/23/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p11
One of the UK's largest foundation trusts is expecting to eliminate the use of agency nurses by next month as part of a scheme that has already seen temporary staffing costs plummet.
- Making your vote count. Meehan, Fiona // Journal of Community Nursing;May2005, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p3
Discusses the pledges of several British political parties for the health care sector in conjunction with the national election in 2005. Expansion of recruitment and retention of medical personnel; Career development of nurses; Increase in investment at the British National Health Service.
- Mind the gap: the policy response to the NHS nursing shortage. Finlayson, Belinda; Dixon, Jennifer; Meadows, Sandra; Blair, George // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/7/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7363, p541
Comments on efforts of the government of Great Britain to begin local and national initiatives to address problems of recruiting and retaining nursing staff. Efforts of universities to fill places on nursing diploma and degree courses; Recruitment of students from abroad; Workforce development...
- Establishing a sustainable nursing workforce. Knowles, Judie // Nursing Management - UK;Jul2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p34
Occupational sustainability in healthcare services involves meeting the demands of a changing NHS without compromising the health and wellbeing of nurses. This article examines occupational sustainability in the nursing profession, focusing on issues of nursing workload, employee health and...
- Call to meet individual needs of overseas nurse recruits. Lipley, Nick // Nursing Management - UK;Oct2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p5
This article provides information on the findings of a survey on internationally recruited nurses at nine British National Health Services and independent sector sites in England and Wales, conducted by nurse researchers at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England in 2005. According to the...
- Workforce. Buchan, James // Nursing Standard;10/26/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p28
Nurses should look down under for jobs, says James Buchan.
- Jet-set nurses may fly in for shifts. // Nursing Standard;9/15/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the statistics of jet-setting nurses who want to work in Great Britain. Advantage of cheap flights to the region; Details on the approach to ethical recruitment of nurses; Priority of National Health Service employers to retain overseas nurses.
- Mind the gap: the extent of the NHS nursing shortage. Finlayson, Belinda; Dixon, Jennifer; Meadows, Sandra; Blair, George // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/7/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7363, p538
Comments on the efforts of the National Health Service of Great Britain to recruit and retain nursing and midwifery staff. Problem of high turnover rates, low pay for workers, and low morale; Impact of the problem in inner cities and teaching trusts; Registration of graduate nurses to practice.