Some of you may remember way back in March 2017 our project “Agency Nurses protect yourselves” won a place on the RCNS Celebrating Innovation in Nursing Practice Project” In celebration of the RCN Centenary, the RCN wants to showcase the very best of the profession, revealing nursing practice that often goes unobserved or is ‘under the radar’ by building a … Read More
This morning we wake up to the fantastic news that the Duchess of Cambridge and health leaders from across the world are launching a global campaign to raise the profile of our profession. The 2016 “Triple Impact” report, the very same report that inspired us here at Local Care Force to further develop our “Nurses protect yourself project” has also … Read More
This week its the Nurses at Local Care Force turn to pledge to support the RCNs healthy workplace toolkit for agency workers. Work Life balance is important to us all and our Nurses are pledging to ensure the safety of their patients, themselves and their colleagues by not working excessive hours and having adequate rests in between shifts. A big … Read More
Todays speech by Jeremy Hunt will focus on a crack down on NHS drug errors, which has been highlighted by a study carried out at Manchester, York & Sheffield Universities. 270 million drug errors occur every year, 22,000 deaths a year identify a drug error as a contributing factor. Distractions, work pressures, staffing levels and often long working hours can … Read More
This week Rosie, Manchester Nursing Team Leader celebrates Local Care Forces pledge to maintain our staffs work life balance. The RCNs toolkit strives to support the creation of a healthy workplace and encourages organisations like LCF to share and celebrate good practice. As part of our “Agency Nurses Protect Yourself, Protect your Patients” Project we will continue to engage the … Read More
We’re very proud to announce today that the Local Care force project “Agency Nurses Protect yourself, protect your patients” has been shortlisted for the Burdett Nursing Awards 2018. The Burdett Trust targets projects that are Nurse led and that empower nurses to make significant improvements to the patient care environment. We have been shortlisted in the “Who Cares, Wins” Award … Read More
Using the RCNS healthy workplace toolkit Local Care Force is pledging and celebrating our commitment to improving the working lives of our staff. Today LCF Manchester’s Senior Compliance Administrator Emma celebrates how we help to improve our staffs work life balance.