Chris Longhurst

Janet Davies
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Janet Davies to step down as RCN general secretary

‘It has been a great honour to represent my profession at the highest level,’ she says

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Community nurses have ‘essential role’ to help end rough sleeping, reveals QNI survey

Charity highlights street-based nursing care initiative to improve the health of the homeless

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Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient safety

Court of Appeal
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Bawa-Garba case: NMC has no plans to review FtP of nurse who was struck off

Bank nurse Isabel Amaro was struck off after being convicted of gross negligence manslaughter

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RCN announces candidates for president and deputy president

Postal ballot will run from 11 October to 14 November

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Staff shortages are putting nurses under pressure to work while they are sick, says RCN

NHS sickness absence figures are distorted by 'high levels of presenteeism', RCN claims

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Trainee nursing associates say they need more learning time

One in four trainee nursing associates find placement pressures harm their learning

Nursing test
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EU nurses could face extra NMC fees if there is a hard Brexit

NMC is preparing for a variety of post-Brexit outcomes for nurses who want to come to the UK

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Government launches consultation on physical and mental health education

RCN welcomes proposals, but warns about lack of school nurses to help students with confidential issues

Kirsty Boden
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Posthumous Queen's award for nurse who helped others at London Bridge terror attack

Ms Boden awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery

Neonatal unit
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Parents of babies in neonatal care failing to receive mental health support

Many parents lack access to mental health support when babies are in neonatal care – survey

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Rules eased on overseas nurses retaking exam

Overseas nurses will only have to retake the part of a competency exam they fail

CNS_Connie Doria -Tiburcio
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Specialist nurses improve outcomes for people with cancer

Patients assessed by lung cancer nurse specialists are likely to live longer, survey finds

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Introducing the new editor of Nursing Standard

New editor for RCNi flagship journal, Nursing Standard

Caroline Watkins
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Stroke nursing: career framework will attempt to bolster specialist workforce

UK needs to educate and retain many more stroke care specialist nurses

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COPD: patients in need of reassurance say they value input from clinicians

Healthcare professionals' support prevents people with COPD feeling overwhelmed by symptoms

NHS pay rise
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Unions to consult on NHS Wales pay deal

Deal ‘matches and in some cases goes beyond’ the one agreed in England

Aneira Thomas
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First NHS baby celebrates 70 years

Aneira Thomas arrived at 00:01 on 5 July 1948 – one minute after the birth of the NHS