Matthew Mckew

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Study finds young people are increasingly likely to report mental health concerns

RCN says figures underline the importance of school nurses in early intervention

Matt Hancock
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Give me your ideas for making the NHS better, Hancock urges staff

Minister says he’ll listen to what staff say about how to improve the NHS

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‘Complexity of pay deal contributed to miscommunication from RCN’

Interim report on handling of England pay deal finds ‘lack of clarity’ on its implementation

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General practice nurses to train as ‘digital champions’

Training courses announced at NHS Expo will see 80 nurses upgrade their tech skills

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NHS staff will be trained to put technology at the heart of the health service

Minister says workforce will receive training to unlock the potential of AI and digital tech

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Activists hit out at RCN email that promises action in wake of pay deal row

Message to members from Dame Donna Kinnair ‘suggests college is out of touch’

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Unions urge Jersey’s nurses to reject pay offer amid industrial action warning

Jersey pay proposal is a ‘slap in the face’ and fails to give nurses pay parity – RCN

Donna Kinnair
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NHS pay deal confusion: RCN acting head moves to quell unrest before crunch meeting

Dame Donna Kinnair promises RCN will accept review recommendations following controversy

Scotland Pay Vote
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RCN, unions and Scottish Government agree pay increase of at least 9% for nurses

Deal leaves nurses in Scotland ‘significantly better paid’ than those elsewhere in the UK

Stephen Barclay
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No sign of £10,000 ‘golden hello’ promised for some postgraduate nursing students

RCN calls delay a ‘serious missed opportunity’

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Government sticks to its nursing associates target figure, despite low uptake

Nursing associate apprenticeships are almost 1,500 below projected numbers

Sue Sutton and Ian Moston
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NHS trust offers affordable homes to nursing and other recruits

Salford Royal trust hopes incentive of affordable, temporary housing will help fill vacancies

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Care home staff: RCN unveils resource designed to meet your needs

RCN's online tool aims to support nursing staff in care homes

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Survey reveals increased satisfaction with cancer services

National study provides positive feedback on overall care and access to nurse specialists

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Learning disability nurses demand targeted recruitment campaign

RCN president says learning disability nursing faces crisis as numbers in the field fall

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Handover quality: double-sided cards could improve recording and exchange of information

After successful Glasgow pilot of A6 handover cards, more services adopt the low-tech system

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Nursing student to take paid placements petition to parliament

After ‘living wage’ petition secures 350,000 signatures, next goal is parliamentary debate

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NHS pay deal: RCN pledges independent review over confusion

Petition submitted to RCN amid anger over how some members say it promoted NHS pay deal