John Ely

Evaline Omondi
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‘My boss made me move bay because of a patient’s racist abuse’

Congress gasps as Kenyan nurse recalls how abusive patient questioned her ability

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Congress rejects call for strategy on recruiting men

Speakers say they would rather promote nursing to everyone, regardless of gender

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RCN congress agrees that government should stop health surcharge for overseas nurses

Kenyan nurse Evaline Omondi explained how the fee had affected her family

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Congress condemns trend to move NHS staff to private firms

Transfers of NHS staff to private companies to save costs condemned by congress speakers

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Sparks fly over whether nurses should work outside skill set

Mixed views on whether nurses should agree to work in clinical areas outside their usual...

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Congress demands action on recruitment to avoid ‘precipice’

RCN congress calls for urgent action on recruitment and retention, agreeing the profession...

Janet Davies
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RCN safe staffing report shows nurses at breaking point and patients in danger

Survey of 30,000 nurses underlines risks of staffing shortfall, as RCN calls for UK-wide...

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Scrap NHS surcharge for overseas nurses, RCN tells government

Plight of Kenyan nurse’s young family highlights ‘shameful’ policy

Bursary vote
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Move to save postgraduate bursary fails, but some students will be offered grants

One-off payments of £10,000 promised for students in less popular disciplines

Palace of Westminster
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Commons to debate future of bursary for postgraduate nursing students tonight

This evening Labour will put forward a motion to annul the scrapping of the postgraduate bursary

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Poor care, abuse blamed for deaths of 13 with learning disabilities

Thirteen people with learning disabilities died due to substandard care, neglect or abuse...

RCN Jersey chair Kenny McNeil
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RCN Jersey votes to accept 2.5% pay increase for 2017

Branch will campaign on disparity of nurses' and other healthcare professionals'...

Staffordshire County Council
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Budget cut threatens 37 school nurse and health visitor jobs in Staffordshire

The cut will leave our children and families vulnerable, says union Unite

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Older people missing out on bereavement support

Charity calls for 'one-stop-shop' approach to older people's bereavement support

Abortion poll
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Abortion should not be a criminal matter, say RCN members

Abortion survey – majority of respondents want procedure removed from the criminal law

South Bank University
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Exclusive: Lack of learning disability nursing applicants jeopardises degree course

Learning disability nursing ‘treated as the poor relation’ – RCN

NMC chief executive Jackie Smith
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Nursing and Midwifery Council on course to become nursing associate regulator

Extension of NMC’s remit to include nursing associates now requires change in the law

Community nursing funding
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Multi-million pound training pledge to community nurses in Scotland

Scottish Government announces development programme for community nurses