Chris Longhurst

Nursing Standard

NHS England will fund new recruitment campaign, says chief nurse

National campaign will begin later this year, RCNi’s Cancer Nursing Practice conference 2018...

Philippa Hobson
Nursing Standard

Cardiac rehabilitation programme is vital says senior nurse at British Heart Foundation

Nurse-led services to improve survival rates for patients with coronary heart disease highlighted at RCNi study day

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Nursing Standard

Help for students after overpaid loans error, but RCN wants debts written off

Nursing students whose loans were overpaid will be offered support, says government. It's not enough, says RCN

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Nursing Standard

Foundation of Nursing Studies seeks chair of trustees

Practice development charity recruiting its next chair

Nursing Standard

NMC launches consultation on nursing associate role

With 2,000 nursing associate students in training, the regulator wants to explain its proposals for the role to staff, patients and the public

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Nursing Standard

Video promotes life-saving CPR by using 100 beats per minute hit song

A nurse is leading a campaign in Scotland to encourage more bystanders to carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by using the tune of The Proclaimers hit song I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

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Hospital parking: three out of 10 NHS hospitals in England charging staff for facilities

Nurses and other hospital staff are expected to pay for parking at 348 out of the 1,175 hospitals, says motoring research charity RAC Foundation

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Researchers cite smoking and obesity as top causes of cancer in UK

Around 135,000 cases of cancer in the UK could be prevented every year through lifestyle changes, the study claims.

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NMC freezes registration fee despite loss to finances and fall in registrants

Nursing and Midwifery Council approved the fee freeze when deciding on its budget for the coming financial year

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'True story' of worst winter to feature in third series of TV show

A new series of BBC documentary, Hospital will reveal the full effects the latest winter crisis has had on the NHS

Nursing Standard

Care home nurses set to benefit from on-site pharmacists

Nursing and care home staff have welcomed plans to introduce on-site pharmacists to help reduce over-medication and cut unnecessary hospital stays

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Nursing Standard

Fitness to Practise process to change, proposals from NMC suggest

The Fitness to Practise process could be about to change, as new proposals from nursing regulator the Nursing and Midwifery Council are under consultation.

Infant mortality rates
Nursing Standard

Infant mortality rate: increase in England and Wales between 2015 and 2016

Office for National Statistics data from 2016 reveals that despite the recent increase, the infant mortality rate is down 60% compared to 1986

Ethel Armstrong
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Ethel Armstrong receives MBE for seven decades of service to the NHS

Ms Armstrong was a nurse cadet when the NHS began in 1948

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Former nurse spends six days in hospital corridor, highlighting pressures NHS is facing

Retired MBE nurse spends six days awaiting treatment in a hospital corridor, demonstrating the pressures the NHS is facing.

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RCN welcomes clarification on new nursing assistant role in Northern Ireland

The RCN has welcomed clarification on the responsibilities of the newly renamed nursing assistant role in Northern Ireland, which follows a decision to reclassify healthcare assistants

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Loan overpayment error leaves students struggling to pay rent

RCN general secretary urges Student Loans Company not to recover overpayments

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Nursing Standard

RCN guidance on reasonable adjustments for staff affected by disability

The RCN has updated its peer support service guide for staff affected by an impairment or health condition in the workplace