Petra Kendall-Raynor

Hands putting papers into a ballot box
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RCN council elections: some college members receive wrong ballot paper

Correct papers will be posted to people who received one for wrong constituency

Jess Joyce and Kirsty Metz
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Ebola virus: London nurses travel to Congo to provide treatment

Jess Joyce says she and Kirsty Metz must ‘mentally prepare ourselves’ for the trip

Dementia-friendly X-ray room
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Dementia-friendly X-ray room promotes calmer atmosphere

The specially designed imaging room can be tailored to patients’ mood

Rebecca Hackfath
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Student’s treatment for eating disorder inspires her to become a mental health nurse

Rebecca Hackfath says personal experience of mental health issues could benefit the specialty

Muckamore Abbey mental health hospital for people with learning disabilities
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Nurse abuse claims: RCN ‘would support’ public inquiry as police probe continues

College points to lack of nurse staffing, supervision and support at Muckamore Abbey

Illustration showing hands dropping papers into a ballot box
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Who’s standing in the RCN council elections in your region?

Outgoing council chair urges members to ensure their voice is heard as voting opens

Board game aims to stimulate nurses to identify and discuss domestic violence and abuse
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The board game that helps you identify domestic violence and abuse

Nurse lecturer’s learning tool aims to get healthcare staff talking about how they can help

Jade Myatt
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Trainee nursing associate performs life-saving CPR on driver

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s Jade Myatt stopped to help the man following a car crash

Nurse looking at the general practice nurse education network website
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General practice nursing: new website aims to boost recruitment to the specialty

The online resource also supports education and career development in the role

Nurse talking to elderly lady in care home. Picture: iStock
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Social care home provider enters into training partnership with RCN

Caring Homes Group to provide development for nurses that work in its homes​​​​​​​

Inserting papers into ballot box
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RCN Northern Ireland to ballot members on industrial action over pay and staffing

College cites 2,600 unfilled nursing posts and 15% fall in pay over past eight years

Vicky Hall working in the emergency department
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From TV nurse to ED nurse: my real-life role swap

Emergency department has all the excitement of former career, says Casualty actor

Nipple tattoo service team
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Nurses trained to tattoo nipples to boost body confidence after breast cancer surgery

Bradford staff say it makes patients ‘feel complete’

Community nurse visiting a female resident in a care home
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Prevent emergency admissions from care homes with dedicated primary care teams, says RCN

Around one in 12 emergency admissions to hospital is for a person living in a care home

Gll Hargreaves and Emma McGoldrick
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Ambulance service appoints nurse ambassadors to promote profession to the public

North West Ambulance Service nurses will support colleagues’ career development too

Overseas’ nursing knowledge
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Worldwide survey reveals potentially damaging gaps in nurses' cancer knowledge

The University of Surrey investigated nurses’ cancer awareness in eight countries

London bus at night
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Working nights: why nurses in London deserve a better deal on public transport

Campaign calls for nurses’ out-of-hours commutes to be quicker, cheaper and safer

Shona McKie
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Staff nurse wins award for promoting sleep after her own experience as a patient

High-dependency unit nurse introduced practical ways to create a restful ward environment

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