Unions warn of migrant salary rules risk to NHS nurse jobs

Under new immigration rules recently released by the Government, any migrant (non-European) worker will have to leave the UK if they are not earning over £35,000 after six years.  However, the Royal College of Nursing has warned that the rules will cause chaos for the NHS as thousands of foreign nurses currently working in junior… Read More

The Rainbow Centre 25th Anniversary Celebration – Family Fun Day.

We thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the Rainbow Centre’s 25th Anniversary Family Fun Day on Saturday 27th of June 2015. We were tasked with running a Strawberries and Cream stall for the event.  All of the raised funds would go to the Centre who support children who are suffering from Cerebral Palsy. It is estimated… Read More

Healthcare revolution suggests patients could be monitored remotely

New proposals set out today by the NHS have suggested the use of technology including wearable gadgets to link patients directly to their medical records and monitor any health conditions.  Current wearable technology is already able to monitor vital signs including heart rate as well as sleeping patterns, steps taken, diet and alcohol intake. However,… Read More

Concerns over accessibility of health complaints procedure

Research commissioned by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman shows that only a third of people who experience poor service from public bodies, including the NHS, make a complaint.  The survey quizzed over 4,200 people about their experiences with public bodies complaints systems. The Ombudsman says that the process to complain about a public body… Read More