Melinda Gillen

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Trailblazing midwife appointed to chief nurse role

Gloria Rowland, UK’s first black African director of midwifery, takes south west London role

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RCN postpones extraordinary general meeting – and explains why

‘Pressures of second COVID-19 surge’ would hinder full participation, says council chair

Rise in nurse numbers on register – but NMC cautious about future recruitment

Long-term impact of COVID-19 is unknown, says council chief Andrea Sutcliffe

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Chester hospital deaths: nurse charged with murder of eight babies

Lucy Letby, who worked at Countess of Chester Hospital, also faces attempted murder charges

COVID-19: NMC consults on using its extended powers in future

Have your say on whether council processes amended during the pandemic should continue

COVID-19: routine testing imminent for front-line nurses, says NHS England chief

Sir Simon Stevens suggests testing could commence within six to eight weeks

RCN updates nurses’ pocket guide to women’s health

Free-to-download guide helps non-specialist nurses recognise common women’s health issues

COVID-19: RCN Foundation to fund research on effective leadership during pandemic

Charity offers up to £30,000 for studies that highlight ‘positive experiences’

Healthcare worked in Belfast on strike in January over pay and staffing levels

Nurse strike: docked pay still not reimbursed

Northern Ireland nurses still waiting for wages to be repaid after pay parity strike action

COVID-19: redeployment of lung cancer nurses adversely affected care pathway

Report reveals that due to their respiratory ward experience many nurses were redeployed

Mural celebrates diversity and the public’s gratitude to NHS workers

Artwork in East London highlights ‘a shared joy in creativity and community’

COVID-19: rapid mental health support for nurses as NHS pledges £15m in extra funds

ICU nurses among staff to benefit in move to combat psychological harm caused by pandemic

RCN’s Beat the Flu campaign warns of double jeopardy with COVID-19 this winter

Campaign urges nurses and healthcare staff to get the flu vaccination as early as possible

Winter pressures: new social care chief nurse to focus on COVID-19 in care settings

RCN welcomes nurse leadership role as part of government’s social care winter plan

Nursing Standard in the running for two health journalism awards

RCNi’s flagship title nominated for Editor of the Year and Podcast of the Year

After the pandemic: £5million to boost workforce mental health and well-being

Nurses in Scotland are promised enhanced workplace mental health support

RCN begins campaign for 12.5% pay rise for nursing staff

#FairPayForNursing campaign to focus on NHS first, but wants better pay across all sectors

Nursing programmes: funding announced for thousands of extra clinical placements

Health Education England said expansion will be tailored to areas of most need