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Matt Hancock vows to improve treatment of vulnerable people in patient-segregated wards

Current system ‘not fit for purpose’, says Care Quality Commission

Care in institutions

Many vulnerable children 'stuck' in mental health hospitals, report reveals

Children's commissioner says recruiting high-quality nurses is vital to improve care...

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: find out who is in the finals

We reveal this year’s shortlist of fabulous nurses, healthcare assistants and teams

Child safeguarding

RCN publishes updated child safeguarding guidance

College highlights importance of nurses learning how to prevent harm

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RCN congress to hear call for mandatory sepsis training for nurses and midwives

Sepsis survivor Tom Ray will use keynote speech to campaign for better support for nurses

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RCN congress rejects call to create elected general secretary

Some members believe high-profile role should be split from that of college chief executive

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Measles outbreak: misinformation and poverty fuel quadrupling of worldwide cases

False claims on social media mean nurses need to reassure parents about vaccinations

Ambitious new curriculum redefines public health nursing standards

Recommended curriculum outlines what is expected of public health nurses

Child care

How the NHS hopes to improve children’s care by investing in the community

NHS Long Term Plan looks to bring key staff together in primary care networks

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Congress Audience

RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

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Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Clinical update

Preterm

Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm

NICE has issued new guidance on respiratory care for premature babies

Vitamin D

Spotting nutritional vitamin D deficiency in children

National Osteoporosis Society report clarifies vitamin D deficiency test for children

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Quality standard for eating disorders highlights need for closer liaison between teams

Eating disorders guidance from NICE calls for better coordination and earlier access to care

Neonatal herpes

Preventing herpes in newborn babies

Although rare, the effects of herpes in newborn babies can be devastating, so it is...

Improving diagnosis, care and support for ADHD

NICE guidance aims to improve recognition, diagnosis, quality of care and support for ADHD

End of life care quality standard

Read our update on guidelines published by the National Institute for Health and Care...

Policy briefing

Glove awareness week

Correct use of gloves and how to protect your skin

RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin

Obese child on scales

Policy update: childhood obesity

Your essential guide to the government's strategy...

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Measles

Link between measles and airflow obstruction

Childhood measles can affect post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in later life

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Young children do not learn from watching videos on smartphones

Study shows that children respond to videos on smartphone screens but do not benefit...

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Mothers caring for children with cancer need greater financial support

Study finds women parenting children with cancer have lower incomes than those with children...

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Asthma: protein from parasitic worms suppresses allergic reactions

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh who tested the Heligmosomoides polygyrus Alarmin...

Cannabis

Epileptic seizures in children halved when using natural compounds found in cannabis –...

Findings follows 36 studies of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials of children...

Podcast

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From Jamaica to the UK: my experiences as a Windrush nurse

Series 3 Episode 8: Pearly Morgan talks about her arrival in the 1960s and career in the NHS

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Pippa Bagnall

Childhood obesity: my vision for unlocking the potential of school nurses

Series 3 Episode S7: Pippa Bagnall calls for more work on child obesity prevention

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Amor Palada

Hear how a nurse-led acute response team dramatically reduced cardiac arrest

Series 3 Episode 6: Nurse practitioner Amor Palada talks about preventing cardiac arrest

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Daniel Gooding

Reaching out to nursing students via the internet

Series 3 Episode 4: how the online Student Nurse Project is connecting students nationwide...

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Baroness Mary Watkins

Nursing Standard podcast: Could parliament's Brexit chaos be the catalyst for...

Episode 7 of the Nursing Standard podcast has an interview with nurse peer Baroness Mary...

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Nursing student bursary was ‘far from ideal,’ says nurse MP Maria Caulfield

The nursing student bursary should not be championed as the best way to train nurses and new...

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Luke Pybus

Wales offers a great quality of life for the newly qualified nurse

Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the...

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Sian Thomas

Working in Wales can really take you places in your career

Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016...

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Sponsored: Find your most extraordinary RMN job with Priory

Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our...

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Cambian Group

The Cambian Group: Nursing you can truly believe in

Start a career with the Cambian Group today

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RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

The largest nursing recruitment and career advice events in the UK

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