Issue : 16 April 2013
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Reaching the best decision Subscription
Tackle your problems by breaking them down into easier stages, says Liggy Webb
Nursing for better futuresSubscription
Nurses and trainee nurses in Malawi and Sierra Leone have support to study and follow successful careers, thanks to Brid Hehir
60 seconds with...Jane Helen Reid, non-executive director at Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust...Subscription
We talk to Jane Helen Reid, non-executive director at Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust, researcher at Queen Mary, University of London, patient safety consultant, and visiting professor at Bournemouth University, who qualified as a nurse in 1985.
It is wrong that employers who do not do enough to protect staff from retaliation can hide behind their inaction and escape liability, says Jennie Fecitt
RCN members have no confidence in HuntSubscription
The head of the Royal College of Nursing has urged members to think more “strategically” after they held a show of hands “no confidence” vote in health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
RCN rejects split calls in row with HuntSubscription
The Royal College of Nursing Congress has almost unanimously rejected calls for the organisation to split into two in a direct rebuttal to criticisms from the health secretary that there is a conflict of interest in the current set up.
The Francis report was a “missed opportunity” to address nurse staffing levels, the head of the Royal College of Nursing has told congress.
Royal College of Nursing president Andrea Spyropoulos has defended the decision not to invite the secretary of state or a health minister to this year’s RCN Congress, arguing they had “lied” in the past to the conference.
'RCN squanders chance to tackle government'Subscription
At the Royal College of Nursing Congress all eyes are on the throngs of nurses debating the issues of the profession.
The Royal College of Nursing refers to staffing in acute wards rather than in community settings because “it’s what the media and the public understands”.