Kat Keogh

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RCN urges reversal of cuts to public health services following increase of STIs

Many cases preventable if nursing staff in sexual and reproductive health are ‘valued’

Niall McCrae
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King’s College London investigates nurse lecturer’s conduct outside Brexit rally

Niall McCrae works at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery

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Measles outbreaks in Europe prompt call to vaccinate children

Parents urged to ensure those who have missed MMR vaccine receive it before they travel

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RCN leader demands return of £1 bln to nurse education

Donna Kinnair tells RCN congress the profession’s goodwill is being abused

Sue Smith abseil
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International Nurses Day 2019: how you celebrated

From abseiling hospitals to parties at work, read how the profession came together

Ruth Oshinkulu
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Nurses pick up new year honours from Prince William

Buckingham Palace investitures are recognition of nurses’ achievements

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Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

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Nurses shouldering informal carer duties need your support, charity tells NHS

One in five health service workers in England faces carer responsibilities at home

Safe staffing
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Wards in England are still failing to achieve safe staffing levels, new report warns

Workforce study says policies introduced since Mid-Staffs Inquiry have lost momentum

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RCN Northern Ireland gets go-ahead for ballot on industrial action

Vacancies and lagging pay have become a public safety issue, college warns

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NMC invites registrants to help shape its five-year strategy

Regulator asks nurses, midwives and nursing associates to suggest priorities for action

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Arrests at Blackpool Victoria Hospital: four nursing staff released by police

In total, six nurses and a healthcare assistant have been questioned over mistreatment claims

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Periods before age 12 signal risk of heart disease, stroke

Girls who start periods before turning 12 are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, as are women who give birth at a young age, experience a miscarriage or stillbirth, or go through the menopause early, a study shows

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Young people cite adverse effects of energy drinks

A survey of young people aged 12 to 24 says they reported adverse effects from energy drinks such as rapid heartbeat, nausea and in rare cases seizures

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Nursing Standard and Marie Curie want to hear from YOU in major survey

Nursing Standard has joined forces with UK charity Marie Curie for a major survey to find out the experiences of nurses and healthcare assistants in caring for people in the last months, weeks and days of life

Changing perceptions
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'Nurse ambassadors' being recruited to boost profession's image

Chief nurse in bid to improve reputation of nursing and midwifery as desirable careers.

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Probiotics and xylitol gum can’t replace antibiotics

Using probiotics and xylitol chewing gum to alleviate sore throats as an alternative to antibiotics appears to have no effect, a study shows

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Self-harm a sign of emotional pain rather than cry for help

Most people who self-harm do so as a way to deal with emotional distress rather than as a cry for help, research suggests