Kat Keogh

Countess of Chester Hospital
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Nurse bailed in investigation into infant deaths at Countess of Chester Hospital

Lead detective says case remains ‘active and ongoing’

Nursing associate
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Nursing associates: more than 1,000 now registered with NMC

Health Education England hails the ‘significant milestone’ that ‘strengthens patient care’

Jean Purdy with Robert Edwards
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Nurse who helped pioneer IVF went unrecognised despite colleague’s protests

Nobel Prize winner fought for recognition of Jean Purdy’s role on commemorative plaque

Countess of Chester Hospital
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Nurse re-arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies at Countess of Chester Hospital

Lucy Letby is also being questioned about the attempted murder of nine babies

Female and BME board members at a meeting
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NHS becoming less diverse at board level, report reveals

RCN warns nurses see lack of opportunity for women, BME staff and those with disabilities

UTI test
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Getting nurse numbers right cuts risk of healthcare-associated infections, study shows

HAIs more likely on wards where there are too few registered nursing staff

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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

Child being vaccinated
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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

middle-aged woman helps older women with breakfast
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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

Ballot papers
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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

Blackpool Victoria Hospital
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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