Matthew Mckew

Nurse of the Year
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Melanie Davies is the RCN Nurse of the Year

RCN Nurse of the Year award has gone to Melanie Davies for her work championing the well-being of people with learning disabilities

Patient's Choice Award
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Praise for Patient's Choice award winner

Children's respiratory nurse Joanna O'Toole wins Patient's Choice award at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

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Nurses urged to respond to RCN pay poll

RCN stewards have urged eligible members to fill out the college’s survey on pay before 11pm Sunday 7 May.

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 winners announced tonight

The wait is almost over for nurses across the UK who will tonight find out if they are a winner in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017.

Sarah Morgan
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Specialist mesothelioma nurse appointed for Wales

Charity funds have made it possible to recruit a mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist (CNS) for Wales.

Paul Chesnaye and Jake Flint
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Mental health placement opens students’ eyes

Adult nursing students in London have been randomly selected to undergo a six-week placement with a mental health team.

Hardship grants
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RCN calls for politicians to end pay cap as nurses resort to hardship grants

Eight nurses a day seek urgent help to cope with the rising cost of living and one-in-four callers receive hardship grants according to the RCN which has released its manifesto for politicians in advance of the general election.

Shift handover
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Ward introduces bedside nurse handovers to improve rapport with patients

How one hospital increased the amount of time nursing staff spend with patients.

Asthma film
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Nurse helps create asthma film for children

A respiratory nurse consultant has worked on a two-minute video aimed at encouraging children to use their inhalers properly.

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More MS nurses could reduce rising A&E admissions

New analysis shows the number of emergency department admissions for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) continues to rise, costing the NHS millions.

Royal Trinity Hospice app
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Hospice app helps build nurse-patient relationship

Oldest hospice in England develops app for smartphones and tablets.

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Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing and Midwifery Council register because of late fee payments.

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LGBQ cancer patients shed light on difference in care

Videos of gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer people with cancer have been put together as part of a new project to raise awareness of different experiences and treatment.

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More BME nurses moving into senior positions but many staff 'still suffering in silence', report reveals

Black and minority ethinic (BME) nurses and midwives are continuing to 'suffer in silence' in England, but there are signs of improvement in a new report.

Cancer diagnosis
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Nurses could prove pivotal in solving cancer waiting times crisis

More than 100,000 people in England are experiencing drawn out 'stress and uncertainty' over cancer referrals, figures from the House of Commons Library reveal.

Theresa May
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‘Fight for our NHS’, urge unions and nurses as PM calls election

Prime minister Theresa May has called a snap general election for 8 June.

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Nurse Duffy to take centre stage for special episode of hit show Casualty

BBC One drama Casualty will mark the end of its 30th anniversary series with a unique one-shot episode centring on nurse character Lisa 'Duffy' Duffin.