Nursing And Midwifery Council

Type: Organization
Name: Nursing And Midwifery Council
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Reader’s letters - Friday August 29, 2014

Lift secrecy around shaleDavid Cameron constantly tells us ‘he’s clear on this’ and ‘clear on that’.In fact, if he’s not careful in the coming days he’ll be so clear we’ll all be able to see straight through him.Standing tall this statuesque ‘trust me’ ... [Published Lancashire Evening Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Shorter assessments for nurses and midwives

Nurses and midwives trained on the Isle of Man will face shorter assessments.Computer-based exams and tests in simulated clinical scenarios will replace the minimum of three months supervised practice required at present.The Nursing and Midwifery Council ... [Published Energy FM - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Foreign nurses sought for jobs at Basingstoke hospital

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital is looking to recruit nurses from as far afield as the Philippines after failing to hit staffing targets.In June, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) fell well short of its targets for staffing levels ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

UCH graduates 172 nurses

THE Nursing Education Department, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has graduated 172 nurses in general, midwives, preoperative and occupational health specialties.Deputy Director of Nursing Education, UCH, Mrs. Fehintola Ogunde, said this at ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Broomfield Hospital nurse accused of sexually motivated...

La Rocca is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a patient, and it was sexually motivatedComments (0)A NURSE is to go before the industry's standards board accused of having a "sexually motivated" relationship with a patient.Broomfield ... [Published Essex Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

NHS nurse who falsely accused her grandfather of rape struck off

STV28 August 2014 10:48 BST Struck off: Natalie Mortimer faced Nursing and Midwifery Council. STVA nurse has been struck off by a medical body after she was jailed for falsely accusing her grandfather of rape.Natalie Mortimer was disciplined at ... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Derbyshire health worker faces probe after denying claim he abused male patient

A NURSE working in the NHS in Derbyshire is fighting allegations of serious sexual assault against a patient.David Fryer, who works for Derbyshire Health United as a clinical shift manager, has admitted having a relationship with the male patient.He is ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Abuse, Allegation, Workers
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

New registration process for UK-bound nurses, midwives

Starting September, Filipinos wanting to work in the United Kingdom as nurses and midwives may have to comply with a new registration process, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.In a statement, DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Easier test for UK-bound nurses

London, Aug. 27 (PTI): Britain has relaxed employment rules for foreign nurses, including from India which accounts for the second-highest number of applicants, to plug a severe shortage. Under the new system planned to be launched in October, overseas ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 11 reports

Changes to overseas registration for applicants educated outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA)

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) -From the autumn of 2014, nurses and midwives who completed their training outside the EU and EEA will be subject to new assessments of the eligibility to gain entry to the NMC register. The new procedures aim to ensure ... [Published King's Fund - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Midwifery to get state recognition

Alongside nursing, midwifery is set to be given state recognition as the cabinet yesterday approved in principle the Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council Bill, 2014.The council of ministers approved the draft bill with some amendments repealing the ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Merseyside nurse sacked over Facebook comments cautioned by watchdog after lying on new job application

A Merseyside nurse who was sacked for bad mouthing the hospital where she worked on Facebook lied about it on her application for another job, a tribunal heard.Lyndsey Catherine Mather had told Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]

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"With this, applicants can plan and save for the cost of coming to the UK to complete the OSCE" she added
"These countries, including those where significant numbers of non-EU/EAA educated nurses and midwives are recruited to the UK, will be announced later" she said
"It was not satisfied that the NMC had established, on a balance of probabilities, that a dishonest state of mind could be inferred from the evidence before it."
"Adequate periods of close supervision and monitoring are a key part of this process. We cannot allow quick fix solutions to put patient safety at risk" said Katherine Murphy, chief executive of Patients Association

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Reader’s letters - Friday August 29, 2014 [Published Lancashire Evening Post - 11 hours ago]
Treat Ebola as public health challenge, NMCN ur... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 11 hours ago]
Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses [Published Nursing Times - 13 hours ago]
Shorter assessments for nurses and midwives [Published Energy FM - 14 hours ago]
Foreign nurses sought for jobs at Basingstoke h... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 15 hours ago]
UCH graduates 172 nurses [Published The Nation Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
Broomfield Hospital nurse accused of sexually m... [Published Essex Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
NHS nurse who falsely accused her grandfather o... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 28 2014]
Derbyshire health worker faces probe after deny... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
New registration process for UK-bound nurses, m... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 28 2014]
Aberdeen nurse who lied about being raped struc... [Published Evening Express - Aug 28 2014]
UK implements new registration process [Published Interaksyon - Aug 28 2014]
Easier test for UK-bound nurses [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
NMC introduces new overseas registration process [Published Community Practitioner - Aug 27 2014]
Changes to overseas registration for applicants... [Published King's Fund - Aug 27 2014]
Former Knebworth care home manager cleared of m... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - Aug 27 2014]
Non-EU nurses given shorter assessments [Published Nursing In Practice - Aug 27 2014]
Overseas midwives to face shorter tests [Published Midirs - Aug 27 2014]
Foreign nurses to undergo shorter tests for UK ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 27 2014]
Nurse who falsely accused grandfather of rape c... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 27 2014]
One foot back on the ward for ex-nurses [Published Wirral News - Aug 27 2014]
Morning news headlines: Shock as report into Ro... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 27 2014]
Fears over new system of checks on overseas nurses [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
AHPRA firm on condition removal rules [Published Australian Doctor - Aug 27 2014]
Overseas nurses 'face shorter tests' [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 27 2014]
Overseas nurses 'face shorter tests' [Published BBC - Aug 27 2014]
Assessments for overseas nurses [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
New assessments for non-European nurses to be i... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Assessments for overseas nurses [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 27 2014]
Thousands of foreign nurses will no longer requ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
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Patient Group 'Concerned' Over Poor English Ski... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 14 2014]
A prominent health campaign group has expressed its concern at the poor English skills of immigrant nurses working for the National Health Service (NHS), saying that they put patients at greater risk of mistakes being made. The Patients' Association, ...
Myanmar: Quality of midwives improving across M... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 26 2014]
Source: UN Population FundCountry: Myanmar Midwives across Myanmar are improving the quality of services they provide pregnant women, new mothers and newborns, according to a consultation in where midwifery’s top brass met to compare the 2011 country ...
Historic cases, but not a backlog [Published BBC NEWS | Open Secrets - Jul 04 2012]
For years the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has been failing to cope with the number of complaints it has to handle into whether particular nurses or midwives are fit to practise, leading to long delays. Yesterday it was the subject of a scathing ...
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