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Dame Donna Kinnair confirmed as RCN chief executive Subscription
Dame Donna Kinnair has been appointed as permanent chief executive and general secretary at the Royal College of Nursing, it has been announced.
Opposition parties in Scotland have called for the full publication of a report into the “shocking” treatment of patients at a Dundee mental health unit, after BBC report leaked information on “risky” restraints.
A team of North Yorkshire health visitors have taken on a “tough” triathlon to raise funds for a breastfeeding support scheme to help mothers and families who experience challenges.
A team of midwives in Hull have undergone hypnobirthing training as part of an initiative to increase choice around giving birth.
Two midwives who travelled to Africa to teach medical staff new skills have described their trip as a “privilege”, after they witnessed the “challenging circumstances” and “limited resources” that staff in Liberia are faced with.
A landmark clinical trial has provided “renewed optimism” for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, after researchers found a drug reduced the risk of renal failure by almost a third.
Cuts to the learning disability nursing lecturing team at Bangor University will have a “devastating effect” on students and patient care across North Wales, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.
Healthcare professionals can now receive vital child health information digitally, following the launch of a new live national service from the NHS which those behind it say will help to improve the speed of diagnosis.
Words must be turned into action to eradicate bullying and harassment affecting midwifery and neonatal staff, the Royal College of Midwives has said ahead of a congress held in Scotland this week.
The identity of a nurse who was abducted in Syria five years ago has been revealed for the first time by the Red Cross, which warned that the “urgency” to find her had reached a “new peak”.