News comes after RCN general secretary questions health secretary about nurse death numbers
Invitation extended to those who left the register earlier and those who trained overseas
Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies across the UK
Guidelines come as nurse unions continue to raise concerns about lack of protective equipment
Despite removal of 15% cap, many trusts lack resources to carry out enough tests
Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment
UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce
A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family
A review by the National Institute for Health Research outlines ways to improve health and social care for people with learning disabilities
After a mixed 2019, what can the sector look forward to this year?
HEE’s £2 million recruitment drive will include 150 places for the recently created role
NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making
The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers
New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures
NICE guideline helps healthcare staff apply the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
NICE guidance aims to improve recognition, diagnosis, quality of care and support for ADHD
The RCN’s latest edition of its guidance Dignity in Health Care for People with Learning Disabilities features contributions from an expert panel of people with learning disabilities, alongside examples of good practice
Ireland targets services for those with learning disabilities and their families and carers
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
People with learning disabilities are living longer but will have specific health needs
Local councils and health bodies need to work together to make community support near loved ones a reality
People with learning disability and sensory impairments can be wrongly diagnosed as autistic
Autistic children anxious over sensory experiences, phobias, unpredictability and change
Study shows lifestyle benefits of PBS-based approaches and need to capitalise on these gains
Parent peer support provides practical, social and emotional help
Use of social media presents opportunities, but also risks of cyberbullying and exploitation
In interviews, nurses on acute paediatric ward stress need to be adaptable and flexible
More than 70% of young adults with learning disabilities reported feeling lonely ‘a lot of the time’, according to a campaigning organisation
Systematic review finds that people with learning disabilities were less likely to access health screening and preventive healthcare such as immunisations
Study finds need to establish specialist forensic support teams to ensure best possible outcomes for offenders who have behaviours that challenge
A pioneering test has revealed a link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma that could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition, scientists say
Of services where staff underwent training only 30% produced positive behaviour support plans that included all essential components
Research raises concerns about a lack of guidelines and review of prescriptions
This feature has been funded by Janssen UK and written on the company’s behalf by M&F Health, based on an interview with Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Karen Stanley.
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the career move to work in Wales.
Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016, talks about why everyone looking for a rewarding nursing career should put Wales at the top of their list.
Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our Registered Mental Health nurses are no different. What sets them apart, however, are the incredible lengths they go to, to make it happen.
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