Stress and Brexit cited as reasons for leaving nursing, but overall figures on the increase

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published findings from its register, which shows that around 8,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered to work in the UK compared to 12 months ago. This data report explores the numbers of nurses, midwives and nursing associates joining and leaving the register between 1 … Read more

A hostile environment for care

In its Report ‘Delayed, deterred, and distressed: The impact of NHS overseas charging regulations on patients and the doctors who care for them’ the BMA states that there is now clear evidence that The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 are deterring vulnerable groups from accessing NHS treatment, threatening public health, … Read more

Every Mum Matters perinatal mental health campaign launches

A newly-launched campaign is encouraging new and expectant mums in parts of Yorkshire and the Humber region to look after their mental health. The Every Mum Matters campaign was launched across Hull and East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire on 29th April, which also marks the start of Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week … Read more

Chris Gelder

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NHS Complaints Advocate  Chris will provide advice and support in making complaints. He has worked in the role of an NHS advocate in the Hull and Humber region since 2005.  Chris can be contacted on 01482 880160, or e-mail 

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