Government to collaborate with social care leaders before publishing Green Paper on social careNursing News
The long-awaited renovation of adult social care has been postponed despite mounting pressure. The First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damian Green, has pronounced the Government will work with care leaders to shape its Green Paper on social care and support for older people, before publishing proposals in Summer 2018
Cases of Parkinson's disease to double in 25 years according to the journal JAMA NeurologyNursing News
Innovative research suggests that the number of people with Parkinson's disease will imminently increase to pandemic proportions, with cases of the disease more than doubling in just 25 years. There are currently an estimated 6.9 million people, worldwide, living with Parkinson's disease. By 2040, this number is predicted to surge to 14.2 million.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) announces a sharp increase in the number of overseas Nurse applicants following language test changesNursing News
Recent policy changes are suspected to have contributed to a large increase in the number of overseas applicants to the Nursing and Midwifery Council since November.