Issue : May 2018
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A nurse who helped with the complex arrangements for a patient to receive end of life care in her country of origin, having only qualified relatively recently, has been praised for her work by her trust.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted against a proposal to review the joint nature of the chief executive and general secretary roles.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted to call upon the RCN council to lobby governments across the UK to decriminalise prostitution.
The Royal College of Nursing has awarded fellowships to nine leading figures from the profession at the beginning of its annual congress.
A ward at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has seen inpatients falls drop by 70% since it introduced “safety huddles” almost 12 months ago.
Improving the health and lives of people with learning disabilities will be the focus of a fringe event being hosted by Nursing Times and NHS England at the Royal College of Nursing’s annual congress.
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’This book is suitable for anyone who would like to develop their communication techniques in challenging situations. ’
’The text is well written and enjoyable to read’
18–24 June is Learning Disability Awareness Week.
Joanne (pictured) was diagnosed with mucinous breast cancer in 2017.
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Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who work for the NHS in England have only a few hours left to register their view on whether to accept or reject the current pay proposals.
National efforts to stop nurses from leaving their jobs, and in some cases the profession altogether, have seen some employers reduce turnover, but it is still “very early days”, according to a senior nurse at England’s NHS regulator.
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Emergency readmissions to hospital have risen by almost a fifth in seven years pointing to problems in the way older patients are cared for, according to new research.
Last weekend I watched the BBC programme The Big Question, which explored whether robots and artificial intelligence could do more harm than good.
Operating theatres may soon with two suturing devices that could provide a new alternative to hand stitching, according to those behind the new technology.
A new nursing academy has been launched today to “combine academic rigour with NHS expertise”, with the aim of raising standards of care in Devon.