South West nurse takes safe staffing call to heart of government

Authored by News Desk

Nursing staff took the voices of their colleagues and the public to the heart of the Westminster government yesterday, calling for urgent action to fix the nursing workforce crisis in England.

Vicky Brotherton, a senior ophthalmic nurse at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, was among four nursing staff who went to Downing Street to hand in petitions totalling over 220,000 signatures...

Plymouth nursing and midwifery badge unveiled

Authored by Sarah Parker

Nursing and midwifery staff at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust are bringing back the hospital badge, with the chosen designed unveiled at Tuesday’s #WeCare Nursing and Midwifery Conference.

Our senior nursing and midwifery team worked in collaboration with Plymouth College of Art, asking the students to come up with designs for two badges. The badges will be awarded to all registered and...