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Jane Cummings: Dispelling myths of what it means to be a nurse

Nurses and midwives are highly skilled professionals who touch every corner of healthcare. By supporting the Transforming Perceptions of Nursing and Midwifery campaign you can help people better understand what we do, says chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings

Jane Cummings: Shaping the next generation of nurses

With a third of general practice nurses due to retire by 2020, it is vital that we support and strengthen the workforce of the future, says England’s chief nurse.

Students future leaders

Jane Cummings: Students are the future of our fabulous profession

Students are our future nursing leaders and will make a huge difference to the health and well-being of current and future generations, says chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings


Jane Cummings: I remain immensely proud of what we do in times of crisis

Following recent terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire in London, chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings thanks staff for their compassion and commitment in helping those in need.


Jane Cummings: Nurses need to take ownership of sustainability and transformation plans

Nurses' clinical expertise and local understanding will be crucial to the development and delivery of sustainability and transformation plans, says chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings.


Jane Cummings: Talent management programme will help develop NHS leaders of the future

Winter pressures are an opportunity for nurses to demonstrate their potential as system leaders, says England’s chief nurse Jane Cummings.

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Jane Cummings: Ensuring better births for women in England

Implementing recommendations from the National Maternity Review report will improve outcomes and reduce inequalities, says England's chief nursing officer Jane Cummings.

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Voices - Jane Cummings believes her new strategy will help nurses lead NHS change

After an extensive engagement process, last month I launched the new national framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff.

Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as ambassadors for the 6Cs.

Voices - Make your contribution to NHS England’s strategy, says Jane Cummings

As my fourth chief nursing officer’s summit on December 1/2 approaches, this is an appropriate time to look back, and also forward.

Voices - Join forces to help stop female genital mutilation, says Jane Cummings

At this time of year, some young girls may be taken abroad to undergo female genital mutilation.