Issue : May 2018
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Basic nursing care like helping people go to the toilet, providing pain relief and preventing pressure ulcers is not getting done, because of staffing shortages, warn nurses.
Nurses around the country celebrate International Nurses’ DayVideoSubscription
Nurses from around the UK have been celebrating 2018 International Nurses’ Day in a number of different ways. Here are some examples of what people are doing to mark the annual event.
Today is International Nurses Day, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to nursing.
The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland is calling for greater recognition of the vital role played by support workers as part of this year’s International Nurses’ Day.
The Royal College of Nursing is showcasing the wide and wonderful variety of nursing roles and encouraging everyone to share stories of exemplary care as part of this year’s International Nurses’ Day celebrations.
Nurses from overseas should be exempt from extra healthcare charges, says the Royal College of Nursing, which has warned that the policy is “tearing families apart”.
Matthew Grundy-Bowers tells Josie Le Vay how delivering training on sexually transmitted infections and HIV in Zambia broadened his perspective on nursing and resulted in him reflecting on his job in the UK
One thing colleagues asked as I left the NHS to become chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives last year was could I please get them more midwives. In September at a Trades Union Congress rally in Parliament Square I shouted from a double-decker bus: “Jeremy Hunt, give us more midwives and more pay!” He heard.
I realise that as a columnist I shouldn’t say this but I try to avoid the news as much as I can. I have for a couple of years now. I don’t really like it and I find it doesn’t help me to live my life.
A community service provider in Surrey is to pilot the use of a new book written by a school nurse, with a view to potentially adopting it as a mental tool across the county.