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NHS pay deal: RCN pledges independent review over confusion

Petition submitted to RCN amid anger over how some members say it promoted NHS pay deal

Telling it how it is: senior nurses voice concerns in RCNi survey

Nearly half of senior nursing workforce concerned for safe staffing on the front line

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EXCLUSIVE: The short staffing that is threatening patient safety across the UK

Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey results add weight to case for safe staffing law

Embedding patient experience in care service development

NHS Improvement publishes 'organisational diagnostic' framework to help senior nurses assess...

Heart

Heart of the matter: nurse-led collaboration to get serious about preventing...

A collaborative forum aims to take a 'whole-system' approach to reduce death rates from...

Chief nurse Jane Cummings to step down

England’s chief nurse Jane Cummings to step down after more than six years

Evidence and Practice

A novel solution to the nursing workforce crisis: recruitment of overseas nurses living locally

A novel solution to the nursing workforce crisis: recruitment of overseas nurses living...

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has recruited nurses from overseas from within and...

Using the Care Excellence Framework to benchmark and improve patient care

Using the Care Excellence Framework to benchmark and improve patient care

Quality is complex and difficult to define, and institutions and organisations often have...

Supervision and assessment: the new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards

Supervision and assessment: the new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards

In the UK, mentors of pre-registration nurses must achieve the stage 2 outcomes of the...

Reflection and personal learning

Reflection and personal learning

Part one of this six-part continuing professional development series considered the role of...

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

The challenging nature of change is well documented and adequate preparation before...

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent care services in a primary care setting

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent...

GPs’ workload has increased significantly in recent years affecting their ability to provide...

Features

Careers advice: what the experts say

Senior nurses offer some tips on the practicalities of the recruitment process

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Biggest challenge has been wanting to do more, says outgoing chief nurse

Jane Cummings hopes her legacy will be a more ‘balanced’ image of nursing

How one care provider introduced an electronic bed management system

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has embarked on a scheme to support patient flow. Chief...

Can they crack it? The future of health services in Northern Ireland and Republic of...

With less than ayear to go before Brexit, concern over the future of cross-border...

Turning data into useful knowledge to improve patient care

Making decisions based on poor data, a concept known as ‘garbage in, garbage out’,...

Nursing needs to embrace digital ways of working and forget tech prejudices

NHS Digital chief nurse on harnessing 'big data'...

Opinion

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Making sure the public get safe and effective care

This autumn, RCN Scotland will launch a campaign to guarantee safe staffing levels

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No excuse for grown-up tantrums at work

Temper tantrums seem liberating, but self-control is a better choice, says Jane Bates

Brexit

Will Brexit mean the end of the UK's involvement in European health collaborations?...

It has been business as usual for European health organisations since the referendum, but...

Careers

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‘Nursing is one of the best and most rewarding jobs’

Tissue viability nurse consultant Julie Tyrer explains why her patients’ reactions make her...

Stacey McCann

‘Don’t be afraid to be a leader’

After 36 years working in the NHS, Stacey McCann is using her skills as chief operating...

Paul Edwards, Dementia UK director of clinical services

Making a difference in older people's care can only happen if we work as a society, says...

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