Issue : April 2018
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The Royal College of Nursing’s 200,000 nursing staff in England will begin voting today on whether to accept last month’s pay deal put forward by unions, the NHS and government.
More than half of nurses referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council may have experienced suicidal thoughts, indicates a snapshot survey by a group campaigning for improved support for those going through fitness to practise (FtP) procedures.
'It takes no time at all'Subscription
Working with people at their most vulnerable is an incredible privilege of being a nurse, and with it comes a great deal of power.
Nurses from Jamaica are to be targeted as potential recruits for the health service, the government has revealed, in its latest move to try and help mitigate the UK’s nursing recruitment crisis by looking overseas.
Faster walking patients with heart disease are admitted to hospital less often than slower ones, according to Italian researchers.
I was sad to see the Daily Mail claiming that patients in a London hospital are being banned from wearing pyjamas in daylight hours, and that their families are required to bring in clean clothes every day, says Ann Marie Riley.
Former nurse Dame Julie Moore, chief executive of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and a senior figure in the NHS, has revealed that she is to retire later this year.
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'Healthcare shouldn’t cost the earth'Subscription
It was disappointing to learn that in England, the NHS used 600 million disposable cups in the last five years. The earth is not ours to use and abuse – we hold it in trust for future generations and we must limit our impact on the planet.
Specialist perinatal mental health services are still non-existent in a quarter of UK regions, according to new analysis by a campaign group.