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Outrage over campaign’s ‘inaccurate and trivialising’ description of GPNs
A general practice campaign has been heavily criticised by the nursing profession for using what has been described as ‘highly inaccurate’ and ‘trivialising’ descriptions of general practice nurses (GPNs). The ‘It’s a GP thing’ campaign by Bradford District Craven Health and Care Partnership also wrongly suggested nursing associates were able to assess, diagnose and prescribe,...
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Cancer treatment delays have become routine and put patients at risk
Delays in starting vital cancer treatment have now become ‘routine’ with hundreds of thousands of patients waiting longer than they should over the past decade. A report from Cancer Research UK found that 382,000 cancer patients in England were not treated on time since 2015. Only 66.6% of people in England received their diagnosis and started their first treatment...
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NMC opens recruitment for more panel members and chairs from underrepresented groups
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is recruiting for nurses, nursing associates and midwives to work on its fitness to practise cases (FtP), having opened up applications for over 100 positions. The Council has said it is especially keen to encourage applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, and has partnered with a recruitment...
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District nurses facing rising workloads with increased virtual and administrative pressures
The RCN’s District and Community Nurse Forum has echoed concerns that community nurses are facing unpaid overtime alongside rising clinical and administrative pressures. The comments come after The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) released its ‘District Nursing Today’ report this week, which follows on from previous findings in 2019. The QNI’s report showed that district nurses...
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