Dame Donna Kinnair, Acting Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing, said: “These proposals for pilots have been drawn up in consultation with clinicians, and we back the approach of treating the sickest patients fastest."
Royal College of Nursing to the British Social Attitudes survey
Royal College of Nursing Acting Chief Executive Dame Donna Kinnair said: “It’s very disappointing that there are over 3,000 more nursing vacancies in the NHS in England than this time last year"
RCN Acting Chief Executive and General Secretary Dame Donna Kinnair said: “On the same day we learn that the number of unfilled nurse jobs has risen year on year, the importance of this decision cannot be underestimated."
Patricia Marquis, Director of the Royal College of Nursing in England, said: “Speak to anybody at the coalface and they will tell you that it’s patients who are paying the price for the lack of staff and overcrowding at A&Es."
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), alongside over 20 health organisations including the Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Institute of Health Visiting, has today published new safeguarding guidance for healthcare staff responsible for the care and protection of children and young people.
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RCN responds to NICE consultation on digital cognitive behaviour therapy
"The government’s decision to waive the settled status fee is welcome news, not only for EU nurses who can do without the expense but also the financially challenged NHS Trusts who saw paying the fee as the best way to keep hold of their EU staff."
Sue Warner has been elected as council chair and Richard Jones MBE has been re-elected as vice chair.
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