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New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have revealed that more nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining it for the first time on record, with the number departing having risen by 51% in just four years. Earlier this year the Health Service Journal reported that 96% of hospitals…Learn more
An innovative new recruitment campaign is aiming to put Northamptonshire on the map as a top destination for nurses to develop their careers. In a trailblazing move, a new recruitment campaign is linking four leading healthcare providers with the local university to promote the benefits of Northamptonshire. ‘We’re hoping that the campaign raises the profile…Learn more
‘Wellbeing’ is how we feel about and experience our life. This wellbeing assessment is simple and easy-to-use, and involves a series of questions around the eight core areas of wellbeing. – weight management – emotional wellbeing – financial support – social wellbeing – smoking – alcohol – housing support – employment and adult learning It’s…Learn more
We’re delighted that The Best of Both Worlds campaign has been broadcast on Connect FM Kettering. Here are three different broadcasts of interviews with Mark Smith from Kettering General Hospital about the campaign. Nurses story 1: Nurses story 2: Nurses story 3:Learn more
The ‘Best of Both Worlds’ is a first of its kind recruitment campaign launched today by fourleading NHS healthcare providers Northamptonshire in partnership with the University of Northampton to attract doctors and nurses to relocate to live and work in Northamptonshire. The campaign aims to put Northampton, Kettering and Northamptonshire firmly on the map as a top destination for new and experienced medical and nursing…Learn more
The ‘Best of Both Worlds’ is a first of its kind recruitment campaign launched today by four leading NHS healthcare providers Northamptonshire in partnership with the University of Northampton to attract doctors and nurses to relocate to live and work in Northamptonshire. The campaign aims to put Northampton, Kettering and Northamptonshire firmly on the map as a…Learn more
The extent of the staffing crisis within the NHS has made headlines today, with as many as 51% of nurses and midwives leaving the profession in just 4 years. For the first time ever, the Royal College of Nursing figures reveal more have left the register than joined in 2016/17. Long hours, overstretched resources, a…Learn more