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Nurses warned they could miss out on thousands in pension switch

18-Nov-2014

Nurses are being warned they could miss out on thousands of pounds each in pension money if they choose not to switch their existing benefits to a different scheme in March.

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Crash in mental health nursing numbers branded a 'tragedy'

23-Nov-2014

Mental health services across the UK are under unprecedented strain, with a steep fall in nurse numbers and available beds at a time of rising demand, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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Nurses and midwives prepare to strike again over 1% pay dispute

23-Nov-2014

Nurses, midwives and other NHS workers across England and Northern Ireland will tomorrow go on strike for the second time in the past two months over a pay dispute with the government.

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NHS Strike live rolling news: 24 November 2014

23-Nov-2014

Keep up with everything happening on picket lines across the country as nurses and midwives fight for fair pay

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Royal Bournemouth Hospital to enforce patient 'eviction' policy

Hospital to enforce seven-day 'eviction' policy to free up beds

21-Nov-2014

A hospital on the South coast is to tell overstaying patients fit enough to go home they will have seven days to leave or face possible legal action, amid fears of bed-blocking.

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New programme to help dementia carers

New therapy programme to help dementia carers to cope

19-Nov-2014

A therapy dealing with coping strategies for people who care and support relatives of dementia sufferers can help reduce anxiety, depression and improve wellbeing.

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Crash in mental health nursing numbers branded a 'tragedy'

23-Nov-2014

Mental health services across the UK are under unprecedented strain, with a steep fall in nurse numbers and available beds at a time of rising demand, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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Great Ormond Street tells nurses to work extra shift after pay error

21-Nov-2014

Hundreds of nurses and healthcare assistants at a world famous children’s hospital have been told they must each work an extra shift after they were accidentally paid for unworked hours.

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Nurse-led initiative aims to support newly-qualifieds

10-Nov-2014

A trust in East Anglia is set to launch a “nursing academy” for newly-qualified nurses, in a bid to retain and recruit staff.

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'Whistleblower reprisals are costing the NHS trained talent'

19-Nov-2014

Health professionals have a duty to raise concerns if they suspect wrongdoing at work.

The big question: how confident are you handling complaints?

The big question: how confident are you handling complaints?

20-Nov-2014

Latest guidance from the Royal College of Nursing states that apologising to a patient making a complaint is not an acceptance of guilt and can help defuse the situation.

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What is the SSKIN care bundle?

20-Nov-2014

Watch this short video to find out how the SSKIN care bundle can help you improve the care you give and reduce the prevalence of pressure ulcers

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