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Nursing Management

Sustainability and transformation plans: the 'biggest change ever'

With health services continuing to feel the strain, collaboration will give nurses, doctors and other care staff ‘the best chance of success’, according to England’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings

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Inquest: nurse took own life following dismissal from job he loved

An inquest heard details about the death of nurse Amin Abdullah who set himself alight in February last year.

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Republic of Ireland nurses set for industrial action over poor working conditions

Members of Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have voted in favour of action due to start next month.

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Prison suicide rates at highest ever levels, statistics show

Self-inflicted death is 8.6 times more likely in prison custody than among the general population, according to the Ministry of Justice.

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Nurse turned hospital trust chief executive pleads guilty to fraud

An ex-hospital trust chief executive with a nursing background has pleaded guilty to fraud against the NHS.

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Nurses get ready for NHS pay debate

Thousands of nurses have contacted their MPs to urge them to take part in today’s parliamentary debate about NHS pay.

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Nurse leadership programme boosted promotion prospects, evaluation shows

51% of nurses on higher pay bands a year after programme ended.

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Radio presenter calls for law change to protect NHS staff from violence

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition to make it a criminal offence to attack NHS staff.

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Health and social care organisations make Stonewall’s top 100 list

NHS trust that has worked with RCN on a trans awareness training package named a star performer on LGBT charity’s inclusive employers list.

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Tool to assess patient eyesight created to prevent hospital falls

The Royal College of Physicians has released a guide to help staff prevent inpatient falls.

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Nursing associate regulation could cost £4 million to set up, says NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has set out the benefits and risks of regulating nursing associates.

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Hospital passport scheme reduces anxiety in children, research shows

Researchers at NHS Education for Scotland have found the Hospital Passport scheme helps...

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Pay cap could see nurse pay fall by thousands in real terms by 2020

Trades Union Congress analysis of public sector pay restraint reveals bleak picture for nurses.

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Nurse aiming to make hospital less daunting for people with dementia

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Charity has set up an appeal to help patients with dementia.

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Nurse-led team manages clinical testing of products to cut NHS costs

A team of nursing professionals is helping to lower NHS costs and enhance services by more efficient purchasing of essentials such as gloves and syringes.

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Campaign to commemorate nurse who worked as a spy

Local historians and councillor want a blue plaque to be erected in honour of the late Madge Addy, who became an undercover agent for the Allies in the second world war.

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Royal College of Midwives chief executive to step down

Cathy Warwick will retire as head of the Royal College of Midwives in August.

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Trust creates app for staff to raise concerns via mobile phones

Free app uses technology that helps staff raise concerns.

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