Kimberley Hackett

Conservative party election win
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RCN vows to hold Conservatives to account over campaign pledges for nurses

Newly-elected Conservatives urged to tackle nursing shortages and release funds for students

Lara Mehmet and Anna Jewitt
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Roald Dahl charity launches its Christmas appeal

Money raised by the charity will be used to fund specialist children's nurses

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Uber to offer nurses discounted transport and food at Christmas

NHS staff can claim two trips or meals worth up to £10 each

Photo of a hospital car park
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Hospital car parking: NHS staff in England pay £5m more in fees than last year

Political parties make pre-election promises about controversial charges

student sit in tiered rows taking notes in lecture theatre
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Nursing degree funding: ministers would need to act fast to boost 2020 intake – RCN

College tells party leaders what it thinks they must do to boost nurse workforce

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Band 7 nurse jailed for defrauding NHS of more than £18,000

Nurse worked agency shifts while off sick from Aneurin Bevan health board

Mentoring on placement
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NHS trust becomes first to sign pledge to improve rights of nursing students

Unison’s initiative wants ‘first taste of NHS’ to be a positive one while on placement

Image shows nurse attending to a young hospital patient
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Nursing the most trusted profession in the UK four years running

Poll finds 95% of people believe nurses tell the truth, while only 14% trust politicians

Mental health services for young people
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Young adults feel isolated and unaware of services to support their mental health

Mental Health Foundation survey prompts calls for improvement to local support services

Image shows England's chief nursing officer Ruth May
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‘Let’s do our duty and take the flu jab,’ chief nurse urges NHS staff in open letter

Ruth May joins fellow health chiefs in bid to boost vaccine uptake in workforce

Pauline Manning, new husband Alan Christie with family at their hospital ward wedding
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Caring nurses made my dying wife’s wedding wish come true

Widower praises ‘fantastic’ care after nursing staff organised ceremony at a day’s notice

Rebecca McGhee
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Nursing student arrives home – and saves life of neighbour’s baby

Rebecca McGhee rushed to give CPR after hearing a high-pitched scream

Staff nurse Karolina Kruchich with pony
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Nurses enjoy a little animal magic to boost their well-being

Shetland ponies and Newfoundland dogs visit Aberdeen hospital staff

Laura Hyde Foundation badge
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Nurses’ well-being: the badge that reminds others to ask after your mental health

The ‘Ask me how I am’ badge is designed to ensure staff’s own needs are not forgotten

Illustration entitled 'menopause', showing a female nurse
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Menopause guidance challenges misconceptions about mood and depression

Advice for nurses highlights how common menopause-related symptoms may be misdiagnosed

Two of the Nike shoes for nurses
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Nike launches a range of shoes to support nurses during long shifts

Testing by healthcare staff informed the design of their ‘fit, cushioning and traction’

Picture of Justin Mwange, who fled conflict in his native Africa and qualified as a nurse after studying English while working in a factory. He has earned praise from his trust for overcoming adversity.
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Former refugee qualifies as nurse, praised by trust as ‘outstanding individual’

A former refugee who fled conflict in his native Africa and qualified as a nurse after...

Dame Donna Kinnair sits as a table, with pen in hand
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Dear party leaders: you’ll need to look after nurses if you want their votes

RCN issues manifesto wish list to political parties as 2019 general election looms

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