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College backs domestic abuse awareness training

RCN will lobby for mandatory domestic abuse awareness training for healthcare staff

RCN calls for children to receive CPR training

Children across the UK should learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to equip them to...

Infirmary appeals for Twiddlemuff knitters

Woollen muffs help dementia patients relax

Watchdog warning boosts nurse numbers at one emergency department

Trust takes on staff to avoid action being taken by the Care Quality Commission

Seven-day GPs reduce emergency department attendances

Extended GP services have had an impact

Policy briefing: Leading Change, Adding Value

Ten commitments in new nursing and midwifery framework explain how staff can transform...

Better access to practice nurses cuts emergency asthma treatment

University of East Anglia research found most A&E admissions for the condition are...

UK awards launched to recognise healthcare support staff

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched the Our Health...

Nurses falsified emergency waiting times ‘under orders’

NMC panel finds serious misconduct, but won’t take further action because there was a...

Extra nurses tackle staffing crisis at failing emergency department

The number of nurses on shift is being increased at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS...

Emergency department calls for volunteers to knit ‘Twiddlemuffs’

Hospitals appeals for volunteers to knit woollen muffs for dementia patients because it can...

NHS 111 service found ‘inadequate’

Failure to run the NHS 111 service adequately has led to South Western Ambulance Service NHS...

Year-round pressure ‘the new normal’ in NHS

RCN highlights unprecedented burden in recent months and concern over lack of capacity

Children should be taught CPR to save lives

Showing children how to administer CPR 'will save time, money and lives' - congress

RCN members call for mandatory training on domestic abuse

All health care workers should receive training, delegates at congress agree

Seven-day GP surgery pilot leads to fall in A&E visits

Fewer older people visit A&E as government trial seven-day GP surgery service

Senior nurse faces allegations of fixing A&E waiting times

Misconduct hearing for associate director accused of falsifying records

New organ donation law saves lives

Soft opt-out system has increased number of organ donations in Wales

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