Petra Kendall-Raynor

Chelmsford Crown Court
Nursing Standard

Conman convicted of defrauding ‘hard-working nurses’ out of £100,000

Johnson Umax promised victims he would secure mortgages for them

nurse rubs her back
Nursing Standard

Lack of empathy and advice for nurses at work can make their back pain worse

An unsupportive workplace exacerbates musculoskeletal disorders, a study of nurses found

nine pregnant midwives
Nursing Standard

The maternity unit where nine nurses are expecting deliveries of their own

Managers now have to work out how to cover for centre’s in-house baby boom

Smacking
Nursing Children and Young People

RCN supports bill to protect children in Wales from violence

Bill will remove common law defence of 'reasonable punishment' for smacking a child

Pharmacist
Emergency Nurse

Struggling emergency departments turn to pharmacist practitioners to plug gaps

Extended role covers performing examinations, diagnosis, prescribing, treatment and discharge

SE Coast ambulance
Nursing Standard

Struck off: the nurse who made ‘serious’ mistakes while answering 999 calls

Former clinical nurse supervisor told the NMC he worked in a knife-edge role

cervical screening campaign stand
Nursing Standard

Take a break, have a smear test: NHS trust’s bid to boost uptake among staff

Workplace cervical screening is proving a hit with nurses

Vacuuming office space
Nursing Standard

Northern Irish trust tells office-based nurses to clean their own workspace

Union Unite says the directive may aim to save money but is ‘absurd’

Emergency Nurse

Why emergency nurses have a vital role in care of the homeless

As the number of homeless people in EDs soars, simply showing kindness could make all the...

Diabetes tool
Nursing Standard

Diabetes: new tool can help nurses talk to patients about type 2 remission

Blood glucose returning to a healthy range can be achieved by weight management

ED scene from Crisis Point game
Nursing Standard

Interactive game shows pressures of working in the emergency department

Simulation based on NHS targets highlights the challenges A&E staff face in a typical day

Social care
Nursing Standard

Social care coalition demands action on 'perilous state' of services

Health for Care coalition has written to the PM setting out basis for a sustainable system

Networks
Primary Health Care

Primary care networks: what are the implications for all community nurses?

NHS England wants the networks rolled out by June, presenting opportunities and challenges

King's School of Nursing
Nursing Standard

Three UK universities listed among best places to study nursing worldwide

King's College London ranked top in UK and Europe

Leadership
Nursing Standard

Campaign challenges employers to give leadership training to 20,000 nurses and midwives

Initiative wants staff to benefit by 2020 – designated Year of the Nurse

Nursing Standard

Police reinforcements deployed in two Northern Ireland emergency departments

RCN Northern Ireland admits violence in EDs is a continuing problem, particularly at weekends

Boy uses nebuliser
Nursing Standard

Children and young people at heightened risk of dying from asthma in the UK

Study finds high levels of childhood obesity too – amid decline in school nurse numbers

Top Gun
Nursing Standard

Watching Tom Cruise and Mr Bean could help people with dementia

Charity Dementia UK recommends films to improve mood and engagement

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