Issue : May 2017
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The Royal College of Nursing is to demand safe nurse staffing legislation in all parts of the UK in a new campaign it will launch this autumn, the organisation’s chief executive has announced.
The peculiar term ‘cultural cringe’ describes an internalised inferiority complex that causes people to dismiss their own culture.
Unison head of health Christina McAnea, who has led key negotiations on NHS pay and strikes for the past few years, has left the post after being promoted to the role of assistant general secretary.
A central tenet of Lord Willis’ Shape of Caring review of nurse education in 2015 was that the future registered nurse, regardless of field, would require in equal proportion a range of fundamental physical and mental health skills.
Infection prevention leaders have called for more investment in services, after around a third of clinicians taking part in a survey reported seeing reductions in their specialty over the past two years.
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Seven new midwives have joined the Royal College of Midwives’ board following elections.
Increased use of mobile phones by teenagers at night has been linked to changing sleep patterns and, in turn, a decline in their wellbeing, a new study from Australia has found.
The number of practice nurses employed in England is continuing to slowly increase but around half of GP practices are still finding it difficult to recruit to posts, a new report had indicated.
Public sector staff are more likely to experience mental health problems than their colleagues in the private sector, but have less access to workplace support, according to a leading charity.
Revelations that half of NHS areas are planning to cancel or delay spending because of financial pressures should be a “wake-up call” to politicians before the election, according to a nurse leader.