Nursing Times Reports on lack of access to CPD due to staffing pressures

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Local Care Force prides itself on the free CPD it offers its Nurses, we offer over 100 hours of free specialist training to our Nurses every year, covering everything from catheterisation to legal aspects in Nursing. The RCNs recent report makes for worrying reading for Nurses that don’t get the support to access CPD that our Nurses do. Nurses being denied access to … Read More

AmeliaNursing Times Reports on lack of access to CPD due to staffing pressures

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

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The second article in our series of inspirational women could only be one woman in the month of May, International Nurses Day is celebrated tomorrow, her birthday. Florence Nightingale was born on the 12th May 1820 in Florence Italy. The day we now celebrate International Nurses Day. She was fluent in English, French, German and Italian as well as having … Read More

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“A good nurse leader never forgets why they became a nurse” LCF Clinical Lead talks to the Nursing Management journal about her role at LCF

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The RCNi Nursing Management Journal have written an article on our Regional Clinical Lead Amelia this week, in it she discusses what makes a good clinical leader, the importance of staff support for Agency Nurses and her love of horses. ‘A good nurse leader never forgets why they became a nurse’ Posted 25 April 2018 – 17:08 Amelia Greenwood-Blott, regional … Read More

Amelia“A good nurse leader never forgets why they became a nurse” LCF Clinical Lead talks to the Nursing Management journal about her role at LCF

‘Broad support’ for government’s associate regulation plans

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Today Nicola Merrifield Deputy news editor at The Nursing Times discusses the support for the proposed associate regulations guidelines and what that will mean for the NMC register if it successfully goes ahead. Legislation changes to allow nursing associates onto the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s register are to go ahead, following “broad support” for the plans, the government has said … Read More

Amelia‘Broad support’ for government’s associate regulation plans