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Health inequalities: learning disability nurses need central role in new health checks

Programme aims to improve access to timely treatment in Scotland, in line with rest of UK

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

Hospitals set up food banks and emergency loans for nurses

RCN criticises the ‘outrageous state of affairs’ and demands fair pay for staff

Hospital worker arrested after infant dies of suspected poisoning

Woman reported to be a nurse suspected of administering poison with intent to endanger life

RCN Library’s first post-COVID exhibition shows 100 years of learning disability care

From asylums to individualised care, exhibition provides insights into past practice

London trust launches recruitment campaign to encourage local nurses to join its team 

NHS staff front recruitment campaign as demand for mental health services rise  

Let’s tackle this taboo: nurses bid to improve care for black men with prostate cancer

Group is at increased risk of disease yet faces inequalities in post-diagnosis support

Nurses urge mayor of London to alleviate pressures faced by staff

‘Frank discussion’ with Sadiq Khan covered topics including short staffing and patient safety

Funding boost for new nursing roles to improve respiratory care

More than £300,000 from Scottish charity will help reduce NHS hospital admissions

Almost half of last year’s new NMC registrants were trained overseas

NMC data has sparked concern over quick fixes and recruitment from red list countries

Sepsis guidelines revised - here's what you need to know

More time allowed for tests on some patients, helping tackle antimicrobial resistance

Body camera trial succeeds in curbing aggression against nurses

Trust makes emergency department bodycams permanent as abusive behaviour cases are halved

We’re off: NMC reveals extent of exodus from register as many leavers blame pandemic

Find out reasons why nurses say they feel forced to turn their backs on their careers

Hospital staff launch grievance due to reinstated parking fees at Cheshire hospital

Trust reinstated parking fees despite warnings NHS staff are struggling with rising costs

Nurses with disabilities are ‘being let down’ by NHS employers

Nurse Bethann Siviter responds to report showing lack of workplace adjustments for many staff

Nursing and midwifery university places rise in Northern Ireland

Funding rise will see 1,335 places available in 2022-23, with recruitment of nurses critical

Struck off: nurse convicted of assault, who failed to disclose crime to employer and NMC

FtP panel said ‘clearly remorseful’ bank nurse had been dishonest and lacked insight

Campaign reveals the laughably thoughtless gifts given to nurses by employers

Stale biscuits and patronising badges are among the tone-deaf rewards chosen during pandemic...

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