Kat Keogh

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Offer flexible working to prevent NHS staff leaving, says guidance

Suggested measures include part-time working and job-sharing.

Norman Lamb
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Lib Dems: give nurses and other NHS staff 'a proper pay rise'

Norman Lamb calls for wage hike at Lib Dem party conference.

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Sense of belonging vital for teenage mental health

Teenagers who lack a sense of belonging to social groups such as in their family, with friends or at school are more likely to have mental health problems, research suggests.

Jane Cummings
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Nurse First: graduates to begin new fast-track programme this month

High-achieving graduates will begin path to nursing leadership.

Sarah Wollaston
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MPs launch inquiry into nursing shortage

The Commons health committee has launched an inquiry into pressures facing the nursing workforce.

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Exercise could help lift postnatal depression

Exercise could help women cope with postnatal depression and should be considered instead of antidepressants and psychological therapies, a study suggests.

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Girls in Scotland to get free sanitary products to tackle 'period poverty'

Schoolgirls in Scotland will have access to free sanitary products in a bid to tackle 'period poverty', first minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged.

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Respiratory nurses not spending enough time with patients – and half planning to retire in next decade

One in four NHS respiratory nursing teams say they are unable to spend enough time with patients, with a majority reporting working extra unpaid hours, a new study reveals.

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New guidance to help acid attack victims

New first aid guidance to ensure people get the right help fast

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Nurses on hand with mental health support at Notting Hill Carnival

Nurses and other health professionals delivered mental health information and advice to hundreds of people affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy during the Notting Hill Carnival.

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Practice nurses key to reversing cervical screening downturn

New guidance from Public Health England says practice nurses and GPs can help improve attendance by educating women about cervical cancer and screening and offering varied appointment times

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Children at risk in school due to nursing cuts, RCN warns

Children with asthma, epilepsy and diabetes are at risk in the classroom due to the accelerating loss of school nurses, the RCN warns.

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Care concerns of prostate cancer specialist nurses ‘being overlooked’

Care concerns raised by prostate cancer specialist nurses are being overlooked by multidisciplinary teams (MDTs), according to a new study.

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Brief mindfulness training helps heavy drinkers cut back

Mindfulness could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, according to researchers who used brief audio recordings to train drinkers in such strategies.

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Scrap the Cap: nurses urged to join day of action

The RCN wants nurses to share their stories on the effects of pay restraint as part of a digital day of action on 25 August

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New backing for RCN's e-nurse campaign

College aim to make every nurse an e-nurse by 2020

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Kids who skip breakfast may lack key nutrients

Children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development recommended by the UK government.