"Nursing leaders have been clear that hospitals should publish staffing details and the evidence to show that staff numbers are right for the care needs of the patients that they look after. Overall, the number of clinical staff in the NHS has risen and the number of admin staff has fallen by 18,000." … [Read more...] about Hospital staffing levels in England unsafe, say nurses
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Pressed about the RCN's criticism of the reforms, Cameron added: "I think most people in the country, and indeed most nurses in the country, will think that it's right that when we train people to be nurses they spend some time doing hands-on care in hospitals, in care homes, in places where people need care. … [Read more...] about Cameron and Hunt hit back at RCN over nurse training reforms
Quantic Dream faced controversy in October when a trailer for its forthcoming title Detroit: Become Human was widely criticised for a scene depicting domestic violence. Some felt the sequence, in which an android attempts to protect a child from an abusive father, trivialised the issue. According to the Le Monde report, staff members warned Cage that the scene would cause upset and could be interpreted as misogynistic – but their advice went unheeded. Cage called this, “a lie, pure and simple”. … [Read more...] about Game developer Quantic Dream accused of ‘toxic’ and ‘sexist’ working environment
Snapshot of FOI request results Total application for restricted certificates to allow overseas nurses NHS Trust Total applications Total refused Newcastle Hospitals 127 85 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn 157 82 Central Manchester University Hospitals 195 75 Cambridge University Hospitals (including Addenbrooke's) 123 66 Bedford Hospital 150 45 Luton and Dunstable Hospital 31 15 … [Read more...] about Overseas nurses denied NHS jobs
Both Sara and Richard are academics: she is a sociologist who specialises in autism and learning disabilities, he is a political scientist. Connor was a kind and loving child, but at 18 he became aggressive and unhappy. “Maybe he was beginning to get a sense that his life was very different from his brothers’ and his sister’s,” Sara says. “They were leaving home, going to university, and nothing like that was happening to him. No job, no prospects, no qualifications, nothing. He was just surrounded by professionals talking about his future. It was as if his social work team had forgotten that there was a boy, or young man, attached to their care budget. There was no one asking, ‘What do you want to be?’” … [Read more...] about ‘We never thought he wouldn’t come home’: why did our son, Connor Sparrowhawk, die?
It gave us great one-on-one matchups. Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James were in each other's stuff defensively, blocking shots, crowding space. Kyle Lowry was taking charges. Nobody was forcing shots or seeking out highlights. Nobody wanted to be the one to screw up. It was a real game with what felt like real stakes. Every made basket was fist-pumping fun, and the few free throws that were taken felt legitimately tense -- including the one Anthony Davis hit that ultimately won the game, landing Team LeBron exactly on the 157 target score. … [Read more...] about NBA All-Star Game 2020: After wild Elam Ending, you can’t help but wonder about this format in real NBA games