Issue : May 2018
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A Devon acute trust is extending the temporary suspension of birthing services at two of its midwife-led maternity units, because of ongoing staffing shortages and safety concerns.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council failed to listen to or properly investigate concerns about midwives at Furness General Hospital, according to a new report, which concludes the regulator’s handling of the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal was “inadequate” and “frequently incompetent”.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing attending its annual conference in Belfast have today voted to support a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Falling numbers of asthma deaths, hospital admissions and prevalence have not changed regional and socio-economic variations in the condition, according to researchers.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has recognised the contribution of the next generation of “Nightingale nurses” with the creation of a new professional award.
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Nurses who work in prisons are being harmed and put at risk by a surge in the use of the psychoactive drug known as Spice, says the Royal College of Nursing, which has called for stronger safeguards.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched the first ever nationwide protocol for working with animals in healthcare, in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore the benefits of animal therapy.
The Royal College of Nursing’s leader has said the organisation will look into concerns about the way the NHS pay deal has been communicated to its members, following claims that the union has “misrepresented” the offer.
Prince William has hailed the NHS as “one of our country’s greatest treasures” at an awards ceremony to mark its 70th birthday.