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Nursing leaders from across the UK have come together to discuss safe staffing legislation with those working on the frontline at this year’s Royal College of Nursing congress.
London terror victim, Kirsty Boden, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Medal for her courage and devotion on the night of 3 June 2017 – an award that her family and friends have described as “a high honour for such a devoted nurse”.
Keep up with everything happening at the RCN Congress 2019. Journalists from Nursing Times will be reporting live from Liverpool throughout the conference
A major NHS trust has been forced to ramp up efforts to retain its staff, after revealing that private sector companies have offered its nurses training courses and a recruitment incentive.
A series of NHS trusts have been recognised for their commitment to care for the armed forces community as part of an initiative which is working to help “brave veterans win their personal battles” in health.
More must be done to encourage men into nursing to help “diversify” the profession and address the recruitment crisis, a MSP has warned.
Nurses and midwives will be given the opportunity to help transform global health and care, as part of an international conference to be held next year to coincide with the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, it has been announced.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals have shown “overwhelming” support for a nationwide roll out of therapy dogs on hospital wards, new research has indicated.
Safe staffing legislation in Wales is set to be extended to other areas of nursing, with paediatric inpatients earmarked as a priority, the country’s chief nursing officer has said.
Nursing students in Cornwall will be paid during their training in exchange for their commitment to work in the county, as part of a “unique” initiative to tackle workforce shortages and retain staff in the area.