Latest news and guidance from The King’s Fund

Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Supporting apprentices in the workplace
This leaflet provides advice and information for RCN representatives supporting apprentices in the workplace, and identifies areas for concern, such as pay below the legal minimum, poor quality training and ‘pre-employment apprenticeships’ with no pay. It also defines an apprenticeship framework and looks at the employment of apprenticeships in health care among young workers and established older workers.

Delegating record keeping and countersigning records: guidance for nursing staff 
This guidance draws on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code to clarify issues of delegating record keeping and countersigning records for nursing staff and employers.