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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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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

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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

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

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

Why the first 1,001 days are vital to childcare

More than 120 charities say childcare system is at breaking point

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Exclusive: Overcoming the barriers to hospital discharge for children with complex needs

More children are remaining in hospital because patients are not supported properly

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Exclusive: Neonatal care review may lead to ‘reconfiguration’ of intensive care units

Transformation review makes recommendations for future of neonatal critical care

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

QNI sets out future standards for community children's nurses

Demand for community children's nurses soars, but NHS lacks capacity, QNI report finds

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

Opt-out plan will allow children to express their wishes on organ donation

The government’s plans for an organ donation opt-out system could come into force in 2020

Guidelines promoting children’s physical and mental well-being largely overlook nurses...

The Department for Education has published draft guidance for schools in England to help...

DadPad guide aims to help fathers adjust to caring for their baby in a neonatal unit

Fathers can feel left out and stressed when their newborn is in a neonatal unit, but a new...

Setting the standard for care of children and young people with long-term conditions

Children can find health services hard to access, but a new set of standards aims to change...

Children’s services: NHS regulator issues guidance following 96 failed CQC inspections...

While the RCN has welcomed NHS Improvement guidance following Care Quality Commission...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

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