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Analysis

End of life care being compromised by lack of nurse training, exclusive survey reveals

Poor discharge planning and lack of funding identified by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie...

Directors of nursing should be involved in tackling NHS waste management problems, say...

RCN report on NHS England waste management reveals huge disparity in cost of processing waste

The problems in nurse retention: understaffed, underachieving and underpaid

In January, the House of Commons health committee published its inquiry into the NHS...

Strategy

Have your say on building the NHS workforce

Health Education England is consulting on draft proposals to cope with increasing demand and...

Schwartz rounds: bringing staff together to improve well-being and promote better...

Findings from a study into the effectiveness of Schwartz rounds suggest that staff who...

Robot wards: RCN congress discusses the future of AI technology in health and social...

With the use of robotics advancing into healthcare, what ramifications are there for staff...

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Departures

EU nurses’ uncertainty post-Brexit is driving many out of UK, says RCN

Figures from Nursing and Midwifery Council show 29% rise in number of EU nurses leaving...

Jamaica/UK

UK and Jamaica nurse exchange aims to provide mutual learning

Nurses in Jamaica and the UK will have the chance to swap places in a nurse exchange...

Vaughan Gething

'Give students in Wales long-term certainty over bursary'...

Royal College of Midwives appeals for lasting commitment to degree funding as minister...

Voting on pay rise

Vote now on the NHS pay deal

Six-week online poll opens to accept or reject deal

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Game of Thrones star auctions a day on set for RCN charity

RCN ambassador Emilia Clarke is offering one fan the chance to join her during filming in...

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Healthcare assistants increasingly being used as ‘nurses on the cheap’

Calling on HCAs to fill nurse staffing gaps is bad for patients – Unison

Clinical update

Intermediate care

Intermediate care and reablement

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines on...

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Multiple morbidities assessment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released its new guidelines...

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Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Capnography

Clinical update: monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery

New standards on patient monitoring require hospitals to provide capnography throughout...

Cliff Kilgore

Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new

Sepsis

Clinical update: Sepsis

Clinical update on new NICE guidline on sepsis

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Policy briefing

NEWS

Updated National Early Warning Score

In December 2017, the Royal College of Physicians updated the National Early Warning Score...

Staff retention: employers advised to listen more to nurses

New guidance on staff retention from NHS Improvement encourages employers to listen to...

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Emergency department standards

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

Professionalism

Enabling professionalism in practice

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

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Policy briefing: combating racism in the NHS

Trade union Unite has issued a policy briefing on a new toolkit to combat racism in the NHS

Podcast

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Podcast: Celebrating the legacy of Mary Seacole

The latest podcast looks at the life and legacy of Mary Seacole, children's mental health,...

Nursing Standard podcast: Agile working

Tissue viability nurse Debbie Wickens takes us on her rounds

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...

'Integrate the four fields of nursing,' leading academic tells the Nursing...

A two-stream system should be introduced to replace the four fields, nurse leader tells...

Deborah Rowberry

Nursing Standard podcast: Foundation years for nursing students

Universities may need to use foundation years to ensure students can meet new registration...

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Nursing Standard podcast: RCNi Nurse Awards 2018

RCNi nurse of the year 2017 Melanie Davies talks about her achievements

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