Dame Donna Kinnair confirmed as RCN chief executive Subscription
Dame Donna Kinnair has been appointed as permanent chief executive and general secretary at the Royal College of Nursing, it has been announced.
Opposition parties in Scotland have called for the full publication of a report into the “shocking” treatment of patients at a Dundee mental health unit, after BBC report leaked information on “risky” restraints.
A team of North Yorkshire health visitors have taken on a “tough” triathlon to raise funds for a breastfeeding support scheme to help mothers and families who experience challenges.
A team of midwives in Hull have undergone hypnobirthing training as part of an initiative to increase choice around giving birth.
Care of children with chronic constipation should include consideration of sensory issues and possible referral to occupational therapy, according to US researchers, who claim their findings are “revolutionary”.
Being in hospital could provide an opportunity for nurses to improve poor inhaler technique among young patients admitted for asthma, according to US researchers.
Nurses may find it harder to get justice than doctors, according to a review exploring why a nurse convicted over the death of a child was struck off while a doctor involved in the same case can continue to practise.
A national handwashing campaign has helped reduce a key cause of infection in Australia’s hospitals and could help other countries do the same, according to researchers.
The nursing regulator has highlighted the importance of protected time for new training for nurses on working with people with learning disabilities and autism.
Student nurse Steven Ryan is one of the faces fronting a new photography collection being launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary this month of the Open University.