Future Nurses Required to Train as Care Assistants Initially (BBC News)

Summary

The Department of Health‘s response to the Francis Inquiry Report is likely to include recommendations that nurses will be required to spend time performing duties such as washing and dressing, in the apprenticeship role of healthcare assistant, before embarking upon their degree training.

There is also likely to be a statutory duty of candour to encourage openness and transparency in the NHS

Read more: BBC News: Nurses to train in basic care, ministers to say.

Reference

Triggle, N. (2013). Nurses to train in basic care, ministers to say. London: BBC News, March 26th 2013.

A further news summary gives more recent coverage:

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Reference

Triggle, N. (2013). No more covering up errors, NHS told. London: BBC News, March 26th 2013.

This relates to: Patients First and Foremost: Government Response to the Mid Staffordshire NHS Public Inquiry Report (Department of Health).

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].

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