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Care England calls for action to ease nurse shortage

Care England calls for action to ease nurse shortage

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has voiced concerns about the significant workforce pressures in the social care sector. 

Nurse struck off after hitting care home resident

A nurse has been struck off and given an 18 month interim suspension order after hitting a care home resident living with dementia.

Care home nurse struck off for misconduct

A care home nurse has been struck from the register after showing “blatant disregard” for the conditions of her practice.

Nurse cautioned for putting care home residents at ‘risk of harm’

A nurse who worked at a care home in Southall, London has been given a caution order after putting care home residents at “risk of harm” by turning up “unfit to work”.

Care home provider honours CHAP graduates

North-west operator Century Healthcare has held a graduation ceremony to honour its staff who have qualified as Care Home Advanced Practitioners (CHAPs).

Care England calls for social care nurse pay parity

Care England has called for wage parity for social care nurses following the recent pay award for nurses working in the NHS.

Care England welcomes immigration rule exemption for social care nurses

Care England has welcomed a Home Office announcement that all nurses will be exempted from the Tier 2 (General) limit.

New nursing roles focus on quality at Lancashire care home

Springhill Care Home in Accrington, Lancashire has created three new roles to help staff focus on key areas of care.

Nurse struck off after leaving resident in urine and faeces

A care home nurse who left a resident “heavily soiled with urine and faeces” has been struck off by the NMC.

Nurse suspended for medicine misconduct

A former employee of a Shropshire nursing home has been suspended for failing to administer medication and falsifying records.