Jo Stephenson

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Why are pay and conditions different for non-NHS nurses?

Pay varies widely in other settings, but calls for standardisation may not be welcomed by all

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FtP panel diversity: drive to recruit more minority ethnic members has limited success

NMC says long-term aim is for panel membership to reflect diversity of the profession

NMC hearing room
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Fitness to Practise: NMC prevents 501 inappropriate referrals in past year

Employer Link Service works with organisations to explore other options to resolve concerns

Dame Donna , who has resigned as RCN general secretary and chief executive
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Dame Donna Kinnair resigns from RCN

College general secretary had been on extended sick leave following accident

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ICU nurses take on Channel swim to raise money for children’s charities

Evelina London Children’s Hospital staff hope to raise £60,000

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Shift patterns: survey wants nurses’ views on what works for them

Researchers hope results will provide detailed picture of shift lengths and preferences

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Praise for ‘extraordinary’ nurse who helped domestic violence survivor report his abuser

Fiona Fraser’s referral helped convict abuser who threw boiling oil over her husband

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Windrush generation nurses: reflections on racism and career triumphs against the odds

Nurses who came to the UK from Jamaica recall subtle discrimination and blatant barriers

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Standardised nursing uniforms: what do you want to wear to work?

An NHS consultation could see an end to the plethora of styles used across England

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Magnet hospitals: what makes them places where nurses want to work?

Why UK hospitals are trialling the US model and what it means for staff and patients

John Monroe and Edith Shaw Hospitals, which have been downgraded by CQC inspectors over poor hygiene practice in the COVID-19 pandemic
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Hospitals in special measures after telling staff to re-wear single-use PPE

Basic hand hygiene lapses and poor practice put staff and service users at risk of COVID-19

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SAGE report supports nurse demands for higher grade face masks

RCN calls for nurses in all settings to be issued with FFP3 respirators

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Nurse pay: junior health minister rebuffs open invitation to speak with NHS staff

GMB union is angry about Helen Whately apparently being 'too busy' to meet

(L-R) Royal Bolton Hospital ICU staff Jess Campbell-Tandey, Danielle Hollick and Becky Crompton with Mason
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Colleague’s canine visitor boosts ICU staff morale

Companion dog-in-training Mason offers a welcome break from challenges of COVID-19, say staff

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Help for Heroes’ resources could help front-line nurses deal with impact of COVID-19

Military charity’s Battlefield guide has advice on mental health and well-being

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COVID-19 and coping with a disability: supporting staff to keep doing their jobs

The pandemic has affected reasonable adjustments, but shielding is not the only option

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Children and young people with cancer: why age-appropriate care is crucial

UK-wide analysis of children and young adults with cancer shows a mixed picture

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Scottish pay deal: Unison advises nurses to accept 4% offer

Union urges members to vote for the deal while RCN and GMB hold out for bigger increase