The Government must end the desperate shortage of nurses in England by returning the £1 billion it took from nursing education, the UK’s new nursing leader will say today
A new public awareness campaign on the dangers of nitrous oxide is needed ahead of the festival season, frontline nurses attending the Royal College of Nursing annual Congress said as they accused the recent law change of failing to tackle the use of the drug.
Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive and General Secretary Dame Donna Kinnair said: “Any boost to the register is good news but looking behind the headlines raises further concerns.
Dame Donna Kinnair tells MPs that Secretary of State and health and care bodies must be explicitly accountable for safe staffing
The Royal College of Nursing today announces that Dame Donna Kinnair has been appointed permanent Chief Executive and General Secretary.
It will trouble patients and the public today to hear the experts warn again of the deadly risks being run and that some parts of the NHS have 1 in 5 posts vacant according to this report, says Patricia Marquis Director for England at the Royal College of Nursing
A new exhibition at the Royal College of Nursing shows how the way we care for older people has changed over the last 200 years, shifting from workhouses, institutions and care homes and into the 21st century
Without a significant investment into nursing, and at least £1bn per year into higher education for nurses the NHS will struggle to attract and retain the next generation of nurses says Dame Donna Kinnair
All nurses, not just those who work in public health, know it is a false economy to cut funding programmes that prevent ill-health, such as smoking cessation and sexual health clinics says Patricia Marquis Director for England at the Royal College of Nursing.
Health and care services are losing thousands of experienced, dedicated nursing staff who feel as if no one is sufficiently listening to their concerns, said Dame Donna Kinnair
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