Chris Longhurst

Picket line
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Striking nurse lecturers warn that pension cuts will deter new recruits

Lecturers continue industrial action over planned pension changes, rejecting latest deal

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Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

The famous physicist was a staunch NHS supporter

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Award launched for support shown to bereaved parents

An award scheme to recognise nurses and other healthcare staff who provide exceptional care to bereaved parents has been launched by actress Kym Marsh for the charity Mariposa Trust

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RCN publishes new guidelines for staff breaks

NHS managers are reminded of their responsibilities to ensure nursing staff can take breaks in new guidance from the RCN

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Wales leads the way in safe staffing bill implementation, conference told

Wales is making good progress towards fully implementing safe staffing legislation, a conference heard.

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Blood plasma test could lead to earlier diagnosis of autism

A pioneering test has revealed a link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma that could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition, scientists say

SOAS picket
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University pensions strike: RCN’s Janet Davies extends message of support

University and College Union members halfway through series of strikes about pension contributions they say will leave lecturers £10,000 worse off in retirement

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Take part in a handwashing survey for nurses

Questionnaire focuses on nurses’ skin care and the effects of repeatedly washing hands

Depressed nurse
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NHS staff survey reveals rise in workplace pressures as well as levels of job and pay dissatisfaction

More than one third of NHS staff in England have experienced work-related stress in the past year, according to the largest workforce survey in the world

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Director of nursing Hilary Garratt receives CBE in palace ceremony

NHS England’s director of nursing Hilary Garratt has received a CBE from Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Breastfeeding app
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Breastfeeding advice: new voice-activated digital app to provide tips for mothers

Breastfeeding Friend digital app developed by Start4Life can be activated via Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant device

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Nurse satisfaction of sufficient staffing rises by 1%, survey finds

Only 1% more health and social care staff in Scotland feel there is sufficient staffing at their workplace compared to three years ago, a survey has found

Lara Carmona
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Sustainability and transformation partnerships lose many nurses in maze of 'acronym spaghetti'

RCN gives evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee stating that one quarter of nurses had not engaged with the sustainability and transformation partnerships process

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'Mother hen' nurse retires – after 66 years in the field

One of the UK’s longest serving nurses has finally called time on her incredible career spanning 66 years

Duchess of Cambridge
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Global launch of Nursing Now campaign

Nurses will join with the Duchess of Cambridge and health leaders from across the world today to launch a global campaign to raise the profile of their profession.

Houses of Parliament
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Patients with breast cancer need access to clinical nurse specialists, say MPs

Parliamentary group debate on England Cancer Strategy highlights ‘gaps in the care and support’

Protestors holding 'Save NHS bursary' sign
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Labour tables motion to challenge nursing bursary axe

The Labour party is seeking to force MPs to take part in a vote following anger at the news that bursaries for postgraduate nursing students are to be scrapped.

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Last chance to enter RCNi Nurse Awards 2018

Only a few hours remain to enter the most prestigious awards in the nursing profession.