Matthew Mckew

Sue Pembrey
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Nominations open for nurse leadership award

Sue Pembrey Award is mainly aimed at band 6 and 7 nurses.

Leaving NMC
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UK nurse numbers fall for first time in recent history

More nurses and midwives are leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register than are joining it.

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Scottish parliament commits to scrapping the pay cap

The Scottish finance minister has committed to lifting the public-sector pay cap in Scotland, but is yet to announce details.

Woman at airport
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Government agrees Northern Irish women can receive free abortions in England

Conservative government makes additional money available to allow Northern Irish women to have abortion in England.

Scrap the cap demo
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Tory MP and nurse speaks out against pay cap but fails to support vote to scrap it

A Conservative MP and cancer nurse who spoke out against the public sector pay cap during yesterday’s debate has defended voting against the Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech.

Retaining staff
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Programme aims to retain NHS nurses

NHS Improvement moves to tackle nurse and clinical staff vacancies in England.

Jeremy Corbyn
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MP vote on policy amendment to lift nurse pay cap

MPs debated Labour Party amendment to the Queen's Speech to lift the public sector pay cap.

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Talking therapy targets missed in England

Nearly six in ten clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are failing to ensure targets are met for talking therapies.

NHS pay cap
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MPs to vote on public sector pay after nurse protests

The public sector pay cap could be removed just a day after RCN nurses took to the streets to demand better pay.

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New blood test could extend prostate cancer survival

A new three-in-one blood test could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer by enabling precision drugs to be given targeting mutations in the BRCA genes.

Nursing demo
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Nurses take protest over pay to Department of Health

Nurses across England and Scotland intensified their demands for a pay rise as the RCN's summer of protest began.

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Nurses take to the streets as ‘summer of protest’ begins

RCN's campaign for fair nurse pay begins with vigil in Norwich and 'scrap the cap' rallies across England and Scotland.

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Army of nurses help thousands at Glastonbury

More than a hundred nurses were on site at Glastonbury this weekend to ensure the good health of revellers, young and old.

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Tackling inequality key aim of new Mary Seacole Trust

A new charitable trust aims to promote the history and values of Victorian nurse Mary Seacole.

Stephanie Jones-Berry
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National recognition for Nursing Standard journalist

A Nursing Standard journalist has been highly commended for her outstanding journalism during an awards ceremony last night (Thursday).

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May’s opening offer on EU nurses given cautious welcome

An offer by prime minister Theresa May to give EU citizens the right to remain in the UK after Brexit receives cautious welcome from healthcare professionals.

Parkinson's disease
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Nurses' views needed for Parkinson's survey

Questions focus on anxiety and depression experienced by people with the condition.

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Nurses across UK to start ‘summer of protest’ rallies next week

The first wave of RCN ‘summer of protest’ rallies will begin next week, with nurses makking their feelings known on the public sector pay cap.