The RCN has raised serious concerns after an admission by North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust that it failed to adequately fit test respirator masks worn by its theatre staff over a five-week period, subjecting them to serious danger.
A prominent nursing figure from the North East received an unusual phone call to mark International Nurses’ Day.
Karen Dutton, a Clinical Educator at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the RCN’s Award of Merit at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) annual Congress in Liverpool.
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust has decided against transferring 500 estates and facilities staff to its wholly owned subsidiary company.
RCN learning rep Sheryle Miller attended Buckingham Palace Garden Party as part of an RCN delegation on 31 May.
NHS figures published this morning show that seven out of ten nursing vacancies remain unfilled in the North East.
The chair of the RCN Northern region board reflects on his five RCN roles, the benefits of getting active in the RCN, and the challenging times that lie ahead.
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