Matthew Mckew

James Blair
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Leading nurses speak at student conference

Leading nurses offered advice and expertise to students during a conference at the RCN’s London headquarters.

Fair Isle
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Remote Scottish island seeks new nurse

Fed up of the hustle and bustle of hospital life? A dream nursing job has just become available on the remote Scottish island of Fair Isle.

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Patients and nurses join forces on app-review website

Specialist nurses and patients have joined forces to create a freely accessible app-review website for those with stroke or brain injuries.

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Nurse at the heart of response to Sweden truck attack

A nurse was one of the first people on the scene of the truck attack in the Swedish capital Stockholm on Friday.

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RCN to consult members on response to continued pay restraint

The RCN is to consult nurses on how it should respond to continuing pay restraint – including whether members should consider taking industrial action.

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England's only learning disability hospital to close

England's only specialist learning disabilities hospital will close in 2019 as part of move towards more community care and a reduction in long-terms inpatient stays.

Eamonn Sullivan
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Cancer nursing workforce needs to be adaptable, says Marsden chief nurse

The new chief nurse at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has placed emphasis on an agile workforce to deal with the rapidly changes to cancer care.

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App helps nursing students with prescribing

A pharmacology app has been developed at Birmingham City University to support non-medical students with prescribing.

London ambulance
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Lib Dems claim custody nurse shortage 'clearly' linked to rising ambulance call outs to London police stations

The number of ambulances attending London police stations has doubled in four years, at the same time as a deepening recruitment crisis for specialist custody nurses.

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British-led research uncovers new information on brain cancer

Scientists have found 13 new genetic errors associated with an increased risk of developing glioma, the most common form of brain cancer.

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The fight for better pay goes on, RCN says

College will continue to fight for fair pay for nurses as the 1% pay cap is set to remain in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Nurse academics set for RCN International Nursing Research Conference

Nurse academics from across the world will visit Oxford this week for the RCN International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition 2017.

Sarah Kuteh
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Tribunal hearing for nurse sacked after offering to pray for patient

Sarah Kutie, who was sacked for gross misconduct, will appear at an employment tribunal tomorrow (Thursday).

St Mary's Hospital
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Bedside devices save 4,000 hours of nurse time, says trust

London trust has linked integrated bedside devices with an electronic patient record system.

Janet Davies
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Unions condemn 'derisory' pay rise

Nurses in England to receive 1% pay rise

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Nurse pay rise in Wales capped at 1% for 2017-18

Nurses in Wales are set to get a 1% pay rise from April, as the NHS pay cap continues for a seventh year.

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More nurses boost productivity in consultant colleagues, claims report

The importance of a strong nursing workforce has been identified in a new report focused on England.

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NHS cannot afford to lose EU nurses, RCN says

Value of EU nurses reinforced by the RCN ahead of Article 50 trigger