Benefits of elearning

21st January 2016

There are many reasons why more and more organisations are choosing to educate their employees through elearning. In fact for many elearning has transformed the landscape of learning and development. When compared to traditional modes of learning, there is clear evidence that elearning brings; faster delivery, lower costs, more effective learning and clear measurement. Below […]

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London nurse shortage increases as vacancies rises to 10,000

15th January 2016

London’s nurse shortage worsened last year, after new data revealed that trust’s in the capital operated with more than 10,000 empty posts. The research, carried out by Royal College of Nursing’s London branch, showed that the shortage was equivalent to a 17% vacancy rate- meaning that trusts were operating with nearly one in five nurse […]

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NHS partnership with OCB Media wins Outstanding Collaborative Leadership award

7th December 2015

OCB Media and University Hospital of Leicester have won an award for their pioneering e-learning work at this year’s East Midlands NHS Recognition Awards. NHS leaders from across the East Midlands came together at Scalford Hall in Melton Mowbray on 3rd December to celebrate the winners at the prestigious award ceremony. Amongst nine categories, OCB […]

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‘Huge problems’ posed by gaps in mental health nurse training

15th October 2015

New research has identified serious gaps in nurse training in key mental health therapies. The therapies form part of new government standards for treating psychosis, which require that from April 2016 over half of those people experiencing a first episode of psychosis should be treated with a NICE compliant care package within 2 weeks of […]

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Proposal to cut GP trainee pay supplements challenged by RCGP

14th September 2015

A proposal made by the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration has been challenged by the Royal College of General Practitioners, who warn that plans to remove the salary supplements of trainee GPs could worsen the GP workforce crisis. The proposal would affect around 4,000 GPs, with some training GPs being paid up to […]

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