Matthew Mckew

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'Clear time frame needed for Mental Health Act overhaul'

Mental Health Alliance welcomes the government's Queen's Speech commitment to review the act, and calls for urgent action.

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New mothers need better GP support for mental health issues, says charity

A charity has raised fears over the 'devastating impact' of GPs not having enough time to identify new mothers with mental health issues.

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RCN warns over proposed cuts to London NHS trusts

'Unnecessary suffering' could be caused by proposed cuts to London NHS trusts disclosed in a leaked document, RCN warns.

Hayley Citrine
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Innovative nurses help NHS trust win gold award

Support and transparency have been key to its success.

Stop smoking
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Guidance for nurses on how to record public health impact

A new toolkit has been created by Public Health England and the Royal Society for Public Health to help nurses, midwives and others record their impact on public health.

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RCN wants patients’ pets allowed in hospitals

The RCN is encouraging more hospitals to explore animal therapy and will launch a nationwide protocol to support safety and best practice.

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New framework sets out career pathway for emergency nurses

RCN launches competency framework to aid recruitment and retention in the specialism and help nurses develop emergency care skills.

Black blood donor
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Urgent call for people from the African-Caribbean community to join blood donor list

Urgent need for people from the African-Caribbean community to donate blood due to growing rates of sick cell disease.

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School nurses 'pivotal' to child mental health

Reaching children with mental health issues can be difficult, but school nurses have a fundamental role, says NHS England’s national mental health director.

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UK nurse receives high honour

A leading UK nurse has received the Great Cross of Spanish Nursing for his efforts to promote the profession.

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Alternative cancer drug can reduce side effects

A chemotherapy drug used as an alternative to CMF gives breast cancer patients a better quality of life and is as effective at preventing the return of cancer, a study has found.

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Weight problems linked to poor oral hygiene

Obesity may be linked to an increased likelihood of poor oral health

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Brexit health alliance formed to safeguard care and research

The Brexit Health Alliance brings together the NHS, medical research, industry, patients and public health organisations.

Stephen Dorrell at Confed17
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NHS pay must match staff commitment, urge heath providers

Staff must be 'fairly rewarded for the commitments they make'.

Maria Caulfield
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Nurse pay overhaul needed, says re-elected Conservative MP

Maria Caulfield says 1% pay cap is not the main issue.

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Newly elected nurse MP joins most diverse parliament yet

A more diverse parliament than ever before will convene for the state opening on Monday, 19 June.

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Nurses take up seats in the House of Commons

Four nurses will be heading to parliament when MPs resume their seats in the House of Commons following the surprise general election result that saw the Conservatives form a minority government.

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New government faces fresh threats of pay protests

'The government has one last chance to scrap the cap,' Janet Davies has warned