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AllAfrica.com
How Gas Explosion Injured Student in Benue Nursing SchoolMrs. Cecilia Ojabo, to immediately tackle the abnormality. The school had just
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mrs. Cecilia Ojabo, to immediately tackle the abnormality. The school had just been reopened after it was plummeted in 2013 by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) which withdrew their accreditation on account of abysmal low standar... Read more
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The Comet
‘Oxford hospice where neglect caused death of our daughter should be shut down and staff sacked’ say grieving Letchworth family of Emily Bushawayin criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation
The Comet / Posted yesterday
in criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation and will press the CQC and the Nursing & Midwifery Council to do everything in their power to make sure the hospice is brought to book. Mr Bushaway told the Comet:... Read more
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The Comet
‘Oxford hospice where our daughter was left to die should be shut down and staff sacked’ say grieving Letchworth family of Emily Bushawayin criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation
The Comet / Posted yesterday
in criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation and will press the CQC and the Nursing & Midwifery Council to do everything in their power to make sure the hospice is brought to book. Mr Greener told the Comet: “I... Read more
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The Comet
‘Hospice where our daughter was left to die should be shut down and staff sacked’ say grieving familyin criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation
The Comet / Posted 2 days ago
in criminal negligence, says the family will seek a civil case for compensation and will press the CQC and the Nursing & Midwifery Council to do everything in their power to make sure the hospice is brought to book. Mr Bushaway told the Comet:... Read more
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chroniclelive
Care home nurse struck off after snatching handbaga disciplinary panel has ruled that Butler should be permanently barred from th
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
a disciplinary panel has ruled that Butler should be permanently barred from the profession. Last year a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) hearing was told that the patient with the handbag - ‘Resident K’ - wanted to leave the room. But... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Nurse in charge of sick leave swindled almost £10k... sick leavethe £9,799.74 in compensation to the trust, costs of £1,000 and a victim surcha
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
the £9,799.74 in compensation to the trust, costs of £1,000 and a victim surcharge of £100. Rakatoo and the Nursing and Midwifery Council pre-agreed a sanction they felt was suitable before the hearing took place. Both parties agreed he should... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Can you speak the lingo? NI nurses must speak English, but do you know your its from your it's?to work must demonstrate their competence in the English language. The UK's pr
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
to work must demonstrate their competence in the English language. The UK's professional nursing body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), requires all European and overseas nurses to prove their competence in reading, writing, listening... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nurses from Down Under are desperate to work for an understaffed NHSfrom English-speaking countries. All nurses from overseas must pass this langu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
from English-speaking countries. All nurses from overseas must pass this language test to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council before they can work at an NHS hospital. The test has four elements — speaking, listening, reading and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow nurse caught seven times over drink drive limit made catalogue of errorsbeen told by nursing watchdogs she can only work in the health service if she i
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
been told by nursing watchdogs she can only work in the health service if she is supervised. An inquiry by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NCM) found she had made a number of care blunders including a serious error with an intra-venous drip,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nurse was seven times over drink-drive limitbeen told by nursing watchdogs she can only work in the health service if she i
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
been told by nursing watchdogs she can only work in the health service if she is supervised. An inquiry by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NCM) found she had made a number of care blunders including a serious error with an intra-venous drip,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former Barrow hospital nurse faces lifelong ban over sickening images of children and animalsand ordered to wear an electronic tag for three months. He chose not to attend
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and ordered to wear an electronic tag for three months. He chose not to attend his disciplinary hearing at the Nursing and Midwifery Council, in London, this morning and sent a letter to the NMC saying he was "content" for the case to go... Read more
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Gazette News
Disgraced nurse tricked family and pretended to be a surgeon for seven yearsHospital, in Chelmsford, between 2006 and 2014. He previously lived in Colches
Gazette News / Posted 7 days ago
Hospital, in Chelmsford, between 2006 and 2014. He previously lived in Colchester. He appeared before the Nursing and Midwifery Council last month where he was found to have lied to his friends and family over a seven year period. Mr... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Families affected by Barrow maternity scandal invited to take part in NMC reviewthat decides whether midwives are safe to practice in the UK. The review will
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
that decides whether midwives are safe to practice in the UK. The review will investigate the way the Nursing and Midwifery Council handled the cases of staff involved in the care of mothers and babies who died at Furness General Hospital... Read more
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Daily Star
Thousands of jobs EMPTY as NHS struggles to fill vacancies across the country2016 and 2017, one fifth more nurses left the profession than joined it, accord
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
2016 and 2017, one fifth more nurses left the profession than joined it, according to figures published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council earlier this month. Janet Davies, RCN Chief Executive, said: "The pay cap stands in the way of filling the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow midwife who put unborn babies at risk of harm is struck off the registerto identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between Oc
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
to identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between October 2014 and August 2015. The Nursing and Midwifery Council imposed a striking off order and said the registrant’s actions had potential “to place vulnerable patients... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow midwife who put unborn babies at harm is struck off the registerto identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between Oc
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
to identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between October 2014 and August 2015. The Nursing and Midwifery Council imposed a striking off order and said the registrant’s actions had potential “to place vulnerable patients... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow midwife who put unborn babies at risk is struck off the registerto identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between Oc
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
to identify that a baby’s heartbeat had dropped. The errors happened between October 2014 and August 2015. The Nursing and Midwifery Council imposed a striking off order and said the registrant’s actions had potential “to place vulnerable patients... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Relax English language test for foreign nurses, say hospital execsUnder Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) rules, all foreign nurses must pass a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Under Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) rules, all foreign nurses must pass an International English Language Testing System exam, which comprises listening, reading, writing and speaking assessments. The hospital’s nursing director, Rachel... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Weston midwife’s failures lead to unborn baby’s death just days after 36-week scanfor both mother and baby. Four days after her check-up with Ms Gamlin, Patient
Weston Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
for both mother and baby. Four days after her check-up with Ms Gamlin, Patient A’s unborn baby died. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) began investigating the incident after Weston Area Health NHS Trust – which runs the Grange Road... Read more
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Daily Record
Care home told to address 'strong sour smell' coming from carpetthe carpet had not been improved since the previous inspection in 2016. Inspec
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
the carpet had not been improved since the previous inspection in 2016. Inspectors also revealed a nurse whose Nursery and Midwifery Council registration lapsed at the end of April was on duty at the time of the inspection on May 24. Care home... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Heartbreaking figures reveal number of nurses on hardship grants is up by 200%a week,” said the nurse.Many nurses are on the breadline, according to latest f
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
a week,” said the nurse.Many nurses are on the breadline, according to latest figures (Image: Blend Images) A Nursing and Midwifery Council survey showed this week the number quitting has risen 51 per cent in four years – from 23,087 to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
"Heartbreaking" figures reveal number of nurses on hardship grants is up by 200%a week,” said the nurse.Many nurses are on the breadline, according to latest f
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
a week,” said the nurse.Many nurses are on the breadline, according to latest figures (Image: Blend Images) A Nursing and Midwifery Council survey showed this week the number quitting has risen 51 per cent in four years – from 23,087 to... Read more
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express
Hospital bosses warn of winter crisis as foreign nurses struggle to pass English testwages, and then it's a 70 per cent fail rate the first time. It is harder than
express / Posted 12 days ago
wages, and then it's a 70 per cent fail rate the first time. It is harder than a GSCE in this country." The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) said its English test standards were in line with nursing bodies in other countries and other medical... Read more
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Daily Record
Mental health nurse gave drug addict money and sent 'inappropriate messages'him potentially being at serious risk.Read More Easson, of Mochrum Avenue, May
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
him potentially being at serious risk.Read More Easson, of Mochrum Avenue, Maybole, had her case before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) regulator in Edinburgh last week. She put money into the patient’s bank account five times during... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow hospital bosses face worsening national nurse shortageand midwives are leaving the profession in unprecedented numbers across the cou
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
and midwives are leaving the profession in unprecedented numbers across the country. The latest data from the Nursing and Midwifery Council found 20 per cent more people left their jobs than began a career as a nurse or midwife last year. The... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nurse blames 'burnout' for shocking catalogue of clinical blunders at two hospitalswas slurring her words and repeating, "I'm a good nurse, I'm fit" before she ag
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
was slurring her words and repeating, "I'm a good nurse, I'm fit" before she agreed to go home. A panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council said the public would be shocked to learn that an experienced nurse had made such a high number of errors.... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nurse blames "burnout" for medical blunders at two West of Scotland hospitalswas slurring her words and repeating, "I'm a good nurse, I'm fit" before she ag
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
was slurring her words and repeating, "I'm a good nurse, I'm fit" before she agreed to go home. A panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council said the public would be shocked to learn that an experienced nurse had made such a high number of errors.... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Theresa May slips up on nursesthat the total number of nurses working in the NHS had gone up by 13,000.The an
Channel 4 News / Posted 15 days ago
that the total number of nurses working in the NHS had gone up by 13,000.The analysis Earlier this week the Nursing and Midwifery Council published a report which showed that the number of nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK fell... Read more
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The Comet
Midwife from Stevenage’s Lister Hospital struck off for stealing £5,000 from patients and colleaguesCroft in Harlow at the time she was convicted – was struck off by midwifery’s p
The Comet / Posted 15 days ago
Croft in Harlow at the time she was convicted – was struck off by midwifery’s professional governing body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, last month after she pleaded guilty to charges and theft of fraud at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court in... Read more
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Daily Echo
Senior nurse struck off after leaving patient with leaking woundsent it to the hospital. Mrs Williams has now been struck off the nursing regi
Daily Echo / Posted 16 days ago
sent it to the hospital. Mrs Williams has now been struck off the nursing register following the incident. A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) disciplinary panel was told Mrs Williams, who did not attend the hearing, was asked by another nurse... Read more
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Bolton News
Hospital facing nursing crisis as overseas recruits struggle with English examsthe Thornbury nursing agency to fill gaps and ensure safe staffing levels in al
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
the Thornbury nursing agency to fill gaps and ensure safe staffing levels in all areas. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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chroniclelive
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
chroniclelive / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Reading Evening Post / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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walesonline
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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birminghammail
Top news headlines from Britain and around the world: Boris Johnson 'wants wage boost for public sector workers'years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Daily Record
We look at Scotland's revenge porn cases as new law comes into forcepending a probe but in November last year he was allowed to continue working.
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
pending a probe but in November last year he was allowed to continue working. An independent panel for the Nursing and Midwifery Council handed him a 12-month caution. The ruling said the order does not prohibit his ability to work as a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Top Arrowe Park nurse fired for taking friend's slimming tablets46, was dismissed as associate director of nursing for infection prevention and
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
46, was dismissed as associate director of nursing for infection prevention and control, and now faces a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) probe.Read More She had been suspended for two months since late April, just days before the... Read more
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Bolton News
Hospital faces winter nursing crisis as overseas recruits struggle with English examsthe Thornbury nursing agency to fill gaps and ensure safe staffing levels in al
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
the Thornbury nursing agency to fill gaps and ensure safe staffing levels in all areas. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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The Hindu
U.K. govt. under pressure over public sector pay, austerityaround the NHS, which is facing an exodus of staff following the Brexit vote. F
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
around the NHS, which is facing an exodus of staff following the Brexit vote. Figures published by the National Midwifery Council showed a sharp rise in the numbers of midwives and nurses leaving the profession, including from the U.K.,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tough English tests preventing 40 nurses from boosting hospital workforce this winter - health bossHospital, in Barrow, claims 40 qualified nurses could be working on the wards o
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Hospital, in Barrow, claims 40 qualified nurses could be working on the wards of her trust by Christmas if the Nursing and Midwifery Council relax the pass score by half a point. But in papers released this week, NMC boss Jackie Smith has... Read more
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walesonline
Man died after drinking from washing up liquid bottle at care homeafter consuming the liquid, and died in hospital early the following morning on
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
after consuming the liquid, and died in hospital early the following morning on July 13, 2013.Read More The Nurses and Midwifery Council was also told Stevens later mocked up risk assessment form for Patient A on the day his family came to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Reading Evening Post / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jackie Smith - more nurses leaving the profession than joining itExecutive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Jack...
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Jack... Read more
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walesonline
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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birminghammail
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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chroniclelive
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining ityears, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working c
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
years, with those under the age of retirement citing low pay and poor working conditions. New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show that for the first time in recent history more midwives and nurses are leaving the register than... Read more
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