John Ely

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

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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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Mental health nurse disciplined by NMC for holding 'patient fight' vote

Steven Boyd also made a comment to a young patient that showed ‘a serious lack of empathy’

Blackpool Victoria Hospital
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Three nurses among fresh arrests over alleged poisoning of patients

Police say ongoing investigation at Blackpool trust ‘remains a complex and sensitive inquiry’

illustration showing pay rise
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Threat of strike action averted as nurses win fight for pay parity

Jersey nurses dug their heels in because they’re paid less than allied health professionals

NMC hearing
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Fitness to practise process ‘damages nurses’ careers’, regardless of outcome

Survey finds many exonerated nurses leave the profession or return to a lower position

nurse looks stressed and tired
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Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Nursing Older People

Wollongong's elderly care framework

campaign's Twitter page
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University Twitter campaign aims to make nursing more appealing to men

Glasgow Caledonian University wants to redress gender imbalance among nursing students

Fitness to Practise support
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NMC responds to criticism over lack of support in fitness to practise cases

New measures will include mental health support and option of legal assistance