Matthew Mckew

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‘Nurses should resist passport checks for overseas patients’

A nurse has called on health professionals to boycott a new requirement to check patients’ passports.

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Nurse steps into ring for charity boxing match

A nurse is rising to the challenge of her life by swapping the hospital ward for the boxing ring.

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STP plans could hit community nurse funding in rural areas, leading nurse warns

RCN deputy president says community nursing will be put at risk unless funding is distributed more evenly.

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'Nurses who smoke should lead by example and kick the habit'

Nurses who smoke should lead by example and quit to help the wider public kick the habit, a leading doctor has urged.

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School nurse investment could tackle rise in sexually transmitted infections - RCN

Urgent investment in school nursing could tackle the rising the number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in young adults, senior nurses have said.

Tom Sandford
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RCN says NHS plans could see cuts to hospital beds and community services

Plans to transform the NHS in England could lead to cuts in hospital beds and community services, leading nurses have warned.

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Award for quick-thinking nurses who tackled fire

Praise for two nurses, whose actions averted a major hospital fire.

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NHS in England ‘performing at worst ever levels’ against A&E and cancer targets

New data has revealed NHS England is performing at its worst ever levels against a host of targets for emergency departments, cancer care and patients waiting on trolleys.

Anne Smith
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Course helps nurse return to practice after 30-year gap

London hospice embraces return-to-practice scheme to solve recruitment problem.

Shona Robison
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Scottish A&E departments experience highest demand in four years

Emergency departments in Scotland experienced their busiest December for four years.

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Trust sets up first dedicated A&E sepsis team

Leicester’s Hospitals’ new sepsis team will work in emergency department and combines healthcare professionals from intensive and critical care, emergency and theatre

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New project aims to increase number of BME nurses at the top

A mentoring scheme, which reverses the roles of mentor and mentee, could help increase the number of senior BME nurses.

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Queen’s nurses to enjoy royal garden party

Patron’s Fund grant will be used to host a day of celebration for working and retired Queen’s nurses at Frogmore in Windsor

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Campaign gets inpatients out of pyjamas to help speed up recovery

Nurses at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust are leading a campaign to get patients out of bed and dressed during the day in a bid get them more active.

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Hospital dementia campaign extended to care homes

A campaign which calls for people with dementia to be supported by their carers in hospital has now been expanded to care homes.

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Nursing associates begin training at University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby have embarked on their studies to become Nursing Associates.

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Nurses to support GPs with mental health and addiction issues

A new service has been launched to help GPs affected by mental health and addication issues.

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Nurse academic collects OBE from Prince Charles

It was a proud moment for nurse academic Ruth Northway when she collected her OBE from Prince Charles.