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At work, I often present to nurses. I ask my audience to put up their hand if they have appointed a power of attorney for themselves. Few hands go up.
New guidance for midwives to support pregnant women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has been published today by the Royal College of Midwives.
The Royal College of Nursing has become one of three royal colleges to back a new campaign by a national newspaper to protect children using social media.
“We are nurses and we can do this” was the rallying cry from Royal College of Nursing president Anne Marie Rafferty, as members launched a crusade against dangerous understaffing.
Many FGM survivors in the UK are not getting the specialist healthcare they need, according to the Royal College of Midwives, which has called for action to improve support.
A midwife who says she was wrongly accused of stealing drugs has won her appeal against being struck off, after a judge ruled the way the Nursing and Midwifery Council had handled her case was “unfair”.
Heavily involving senior nurses, such as matrons, in hospital bereavement services may help relatives to deal with concerns over care in the wake of a difficult death and ultimately curb legal action, according to researchers in Kent.
Nurses will be “empowered” to help change the culture around fertility treatment add-ons, the Royal College of Nursing has said following new recommendations on the way they are offered to patients seeking fertility services.
The Royal College of Nursing has said it officially supports the decriminalisation of termination of pregnancy legislation, after its members signalled the move earlier this year.
This last article in a three-part series examines the law and case law on difficult decisions in end-of-life care, such as discontinuing life-sustaining treatment