John Ely

Wall of signatures
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Nurses send a safe staffing message to Matt Hancock

Hundreds at RCN congress sign giant letter calling on health secretary to back law in England

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‘Once in a generation’ chance to get UK-wide safe staffing laws – RCN president

Anne Marie Rafferty issues rousing call at congress for UK-wide safe staffing laws

Caudwell International Children’s Centre
Learning Disability Practice

New autism centre aims to reduce diagnosis times

Caudwell International Children Centre will provide autism diagnoses within six weeks

Congress Audience
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RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

Jean White
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Safe staffing: guidance will pave the way for extension to law on nurse numbers in Wales

Professional judgement and patient outcomes should drive staffing decisions, says chief nurse

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A profession in the spotlight: International Nurses Day

To mark International Nurses Day we look at the issues shaping the agenda for nurses globally

Blackpool Victoria Hospital
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Emergency department nurses show ‘exceptional resilience’ despite overcrowding

CQC inspectors praise staff for compassion in managing patients awaiting mental health care

Nurse using latex gloves
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Could a skin check with your flu jab help address work-related dermatitis?

Glove awareness event hears options for nurses should include fast-track dermatology care

Sheffield Children’s Hospital
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Nurse-led scheme improves sleep for vulnerable children and their parents

Sheffield programme has also enhanced their mental and physical health

Donna Kinnair
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‘Health secretary should be accountable to parliament for short staffing in the NHS’

RCN general secretary tells MPs NHS Long Term Plan can’t be achieved with current numbers

Gloves
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RCN campaign raises awareness of when and when not to use gloves

College says inappropriate use can risk damage to hands as well as infection

Dame Donna Kinnair
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Dame Donna Kinnair is named RCN general secretary

College appoints its acting head following months of ‘sterling leadership’

Protected learning time
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Nurses need protected time for training in learning disabilities and autism, says NMC

NMC issues response to ongoing government consultation on mandatory training

Diane, Pauline and Jean
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With 130 years’ experience between them, three nurse leaders bow out

The colleagues look back at dramatic change over their long nursing careers

old photo of nurse attending patient in their own home
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RCN exhibition traces the history of older people’s nursing

Aspects of Age exhibition looks at how far healthcare has come in 200 years

nurse in staff canteen
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Hospital food: Unison survey highlights unappetising reality of nurses’ mealtimes

Union hits out at poor facilities and lack of basics like water and healthy snacks

Poopology game
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Poopology: the board game that teaches staff about diarrhoea management

New learning tool embeds knowledge and ‘brings fun into teaching sessions’

Nurses look at an ECG read-out
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Emergency department waiting times: NHS announces trial sites for new targets

A&E staff will be testing one-hour treatment target for the most critical presentations

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