Alistair Kleebauer

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Long work hours aren’t productive, skills expert says

Being at work longer than required doesn’t help healthcare organisations, a workforce expert says

Community nursing

Community nursing isn't about 'tea and chat' says QNI director

Queen's Nursing Institute wants national push to encourage nursing students into community roles

Andy Burnham

NHS pay – government needs to go further, says Manchester mayor Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester NHS is an example for the rest of the country, says ex-Labour health secretary

National charity wants suicide prevention included in pre-registration nurse education

The charity Papyrus wants the NMC to educate trainee nurses on how to ask patients questions about suicide

Rugby league mental health campaign shows how to connect with hard to reach men

The Offload project delivers mental health messages through rugby league to reach men from deprived areas

Public Health England to launch £15 million mental health resilience campaign

A campaign to be launched by Public Health England this autumn will focus on giving people resilience and coping skills to prevent mental health issue

'Give staff permission to speak out about patients' suicide risk', says...

Charity calls for NHS trust chief executives to give staff permission to share information about patients who are at risk of suicide

Hardship

Charity reveals ‘shameful’ rise in nurses seeking financial help

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust received nearly a third more calls from nursing staff in the first half of this year compared with last year.

Discuss_Symptoms

Many MS nurses are reluctant to discuss disability with newly-diagnosed patients

A survey of people with multiple sclerosis finds the effect of MS symptoms on everyday life is their biggest concern.

Nurse-led walk-in centre 'closed indefinitely' following blaze

Nurses working at the Weybridge Community Hospital in Surrey will discuss redeployment plans after a blaze led to the hospital's closure

Homeless health

QNI launches homeless health nursing resource

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has launched an online resource to address knowledge gaps for those who want to work in homeless health

Welsh nurses urge MPs to end the public sector pay cap

RCN Wales held a breakfast briefing for MPs and peers at Westminster to voice opposition to the public sector pay cap

FGM cases not falling fast enough, says RCN

The RCN has responded to the latest national figures on female genital mutilation (FGM) to...

Pre-surgery fitness programme reduces patients' stay in hospital ...

Researchers at the University of Michigan found that light fitness activity prior to surgery...

More than a quarter of people ignore bowel cancer test results

Figures from an NHS trust show that more than two-fifths of people sent a test kit for bowel...

University partners with trusts to increase nursing student places fivefold

A university providing self-funding nursing student places that have not been commissioned...

High or low birth weight may increase risk of liver disease

A study from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have investigated the...

Report reveals barriers to mental health services for deaf and disabled people

A report by the London Assembly health committee has highlighted challenges deaf and...

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