“It is unconscionable that frontline nursing staff working in the community, care homes and hospices are still inadequately protected to carry out their work safely", says Theresa Fyffe, RCN Scotland Director and RCN independent sector lead
“Every minute we wait is a minute too long. All nursing staff, no matter where they work, must feel safe. We need action, we need equipment, we need it now", says Dame Donna Kinnair
Dame Donna Kinnair, RCN Chief Executive and General Secretary, said: “Nursing staff in all health and social care settings need to feel safe as they fight this pandemic."
Car parking fees should be waived for all healthcare staff working at hospitals in England during the pandemic, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) urges today.
“Our members have been unstinting in their dedication and professionalism to protecting the health and wellbeing of United Kingdom – they must be supported by the Government and health sector in return", says Dame Donna Kinnair
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is asking supermarkets to make sure nursing staff can get the basic necessities they need so they can keep on caring for patients as the Coronavirus pandemic continues.
"The UK is currently in an unprecedented emergency situation and we know nursing staff want to play their part in trying to combat the Covid-19 outbreak", says Dame Donna Kinnair
RCN Chief Executive and General Secretary Dame Donna Kinnair, said: “The powers outlined in today’s Bill will bring significant changes to the way all health and social care staff work"
“The Chancellor is right to give frontline health and care services whatever they need to fight Covid-19. It is crucial that both current staff, and any retired nurses or students brought in to support them, are properly resourced", says Dame Donna Kinnair
“This report shows we need a proper workforce strategy to address the serious shortage of nurses, which is currently leaving NHS and social care services, and those who rely on them, at risk", says Susan Masters, RCN Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice
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