Scottish authorities ‘should not be complacent’, according to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), despite a report from the Nuffield Trust comparing the country’s NHS favourably over the rest of the UK.
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Abortions will now be free for women in Northern Ireland when they travel to England to have them, the government has announced following a vote on the Queen’s speech.
Health visitors need to ‘collaborate with the community’ to help out a number of children equivalent to the population of Manchester that a Children’s Commissioner report has found to be living in vulnerable situations.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has called for the pay cap on nurses’ wages to be lifted after it was revealed inflation has hit a four-year high and continues to outpace pay growth.Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed inflation running at 2.9% in May this year, as pay growth slowed to 1.7%.
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Written by: Crystal Oldman
I am inspired to see and hear about the work going on across the UK to promote community and primary care as an excellent place to work for newly qualified nurses. The early indications of the career outcomes are really positive.
We need ‘strong and stable nursing’, ‘for the many not the few’.
Ask any nurse what the worst part of their job is, and you’ll likely get a spread of answers. Some might cite long hours, a lack of resources, or understaffing. However, where the profession will be united nationwide is in their discontent over the continuing pay cap.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Lib Dem leader Tim Farron both appeared at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) Congress 2017 in Liverpool to stake their claim for the nursing vote in 8 June’s general election.
Nursing is still the best profession in the world, according to the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) chief executive.