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NHS staffing crisis: government, not nurses, should shoulder the burden – RCN

College wants ministers to be held legally accountable for short-staffing

Sepsis Six update: immediate attendance by senior clinician is made top priority

Sepsis screening tool has changed – find out what this means for nurses

NMC streamlines registration process for overseas nurses and midwives

Regulator cuts red tape in bid to get applicants on to UK register as fast as possible

Nurse-led monitoring tool could curb overprescribing in care homes

Simple checklist could help avoid overuse of medicines for mental health issues in care homes

Suspended jail sentence for nurse who ran Botox business while on sick leave

Nicola Bevan also forged prescriptions to obtain cosmetic products for private work

First nursing associates appear in videos aiming to clarify their role

Videos describe how role bridges the gap between healthcare assistants and registered nurses

Applications invited for new children's nursing research awards

Two awards on offer for a children's nurse and nursing student to present their research

For your patients’ sake, get the flu jab, senior official urges health workers

Professor says healthcare staff have a ‘very strong responsibility’ to accept vaccination

RCN condemns ‘insulting’ 5% pay offer for Guernsey nurses

College will ballot members on whether to accept or reject the offer

Climate change and the NHS: can nurses point the way to a greener future?

RCN calls for ideas on how to reduce healthcare’s carbon footprint

Community mental health services for adults to be integrated

Community mental health, physical health and social care adult services will be integrated

Body of missing children’s nurse Laurie Jones found in river

University Hospital of Wales staff nurse was last seen leaving her night shift

Respect us: hospital staff hope their simple message will keep them safe

Royal Cornhill Hospital campaign aims to protect staff from abuse or assault

Queen’s Nursing Institute named the world’s oldest nursing charity

QNI ‘delighted’ to receive certification after 132 years of service

RCN elects new governing council

Thirteen members are set to take their seats on the RCN’s governing council in January

Personal finance guide for nursing students offers tips for how to make money go further

RCN Money Guide for Students shares tricks for canny money management

Trust says its halving of nurse agency spend is due to introduction of workplace perks

Benefits such as free parking and swifter payments have improved staff retention

Women in their sixties often skip offers of cancer screening

Most women in their sixties in England ignore at least one of three types of cancer screening

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