Royal College of Nursing

Type: Organization
Name: Royal College of Nursing
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

NHS in crisis: English health service runs £500m deficit in just three months

The NHS in England has been rocked by "dire" new financial figures which reveal that the two thirds of hospitals are in the red, in the latest warning sign of an imminent financial crisis that experts said could lead to staff cuts, longer waiting times, ... [Published The Independent - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: NHS, King's Fund, Crisis
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Extent of NHS nursing shortage revealed

ITV News can reveal how many hospital trusts are being forced to recruit from abroad as they struggle to staff their wards.In response to the Mid-Staffordshire hospital scandal, there's a renewed focus on safe staffing levels, and hospitals are boosting ... [Published itv.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

6C's Live week of Action 15-19th September

29-08-2014The Chief Nursing Officer's Black and Minority Ethnic Advisory group is hosting a 6Cs Live! week of action beginning Monday 15th September 2014.The week is a fantastic opportunity to discuss BME issues from patient and staff perspectives and ... [Published Community Practitioner - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

New cancer nurse network focuses on patient recovery

A major new network of nursing organisations hopes to help nurses try and improve outcomes for patients recovering from cancer.Latest predictions suggest by 2020 almost 40% of patients with cancer will not die from the disease, but many will be left with ... [Published Nursing Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

NHS staff crisis looms

The John Radcliffe HospitalFirst published in News by , Reporter covering Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys. Call me on 01865 425403bosses at the county’s main hsopitals are having to spend millions of pounds extra on agency workers due to staff ... [Published Didcot Herald - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign nurses are NHS 'stop-gap'

Nurses from across Europe are acting as a "stop gap" in Leicester as its hospitals tackle a staffing shortage, a nursing leader said.The University of Leicester Hospitals Trust (UHLT) has hired 206 international nurses since January.The NHS would be "in ... [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Children's treatment delayed due to shortage of nurses

The treatment of 256 children was delayed due to a staffing shortage at Whipps Cross University Hospital, it has emerged.Seven beds on the Acorn paediatric ward were closed on May 1 as a result of the shortage, leading to the four-hour waiting target ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Royal College of Nursing lobbies nurses at Northampton General Hospital over NHS pay fight

Unions are calling for support from nurses at Northampton General Hospital in a campaign over pay for NHS workers.The Royal College of Nursing visited staff at the hospital as part of their fight over pay and working conditions.The RCN claims the Government ... [Published Northampton Chronicle and Echo - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Mental health costs 'astounding' - and on the rise

Around 70m working days were lost last year because of mental health and England's chief medical officer says the NHS and employers need to do more to help support sufferers at work.Stress and depression should be treated in the same way as physical health, ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Non-EU nurses given shorter assessments

Nurses and midwives trained outside the EU will now be subject to a short competency test rather than months of training, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has decided.The test, which will be in place from Autumn 2014, will consist of a multiple ... [Published Nursing In Practice - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

RCN praises bravery of Ebola nurse

A British nurse has been flown back to the UK for treatment after contracting the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.William Pooley had been volunteering in the country since March, originally providing palliative care at a hospice but then transferring to a ... [Published Royal College of Nursing - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hundreds of operations cancelled at Sunderland Royal Hospital

UNION chiefs say cancelled operations at Sunderland Royal Hospital are a "drain" on the NHS.A total of 262 planned operations at The Royal were cancelled in 2013/14 – down six per cent on the previous year.In total, 1,924 planned surgical procedures were ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]

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...Richard Murray, director of policy at the King s Fund said: "Unless significant extra funding is found, patients will bear the cost as staff numbers are cut, waiting times rise and quality of care deteriorates."
Janet Davies, the college's executive director, said: "While hospital food has improved in many parts of the NHS, there is still more to do to ensure consistency in the quality of the meals being provided to patients."

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NHS in crisis: English health service runs £500... [Published The Independent - Sep 19 2014]
Does glove use increase the risk of infection? [Published Nursing Times - Sep 19 2014]
Staffing crisis forces 3 in 4 hospitals to hire... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 19 2014]
Breaking: Unison nurses vote in favour of strik... [Published Nursing Times - Sep 18 2014]
Exclusive: Extent of NHS nursing shortage revealed [Published itv.com - Sep 18 2014]
6C's Live week of Action 15-19th September [Published Community Practitioner - Sep 17 2014]
New rules to improve hospital food [Published Health Business - Sep 16 2014]
Goodbye to the NHS: a personal story of a publi... [Published New Statesman - Sep 16 2014]
New cancer nurse network focuses on patient rec... [Published Nursing Times - Sep 16 2014]
NHS staff crisis looms [Published Didcot Herald - Sep 16 2014]
The MND journey – through patient and practitio... [Published Royal College of Nursing - Sep 15 2014]
Foreign nurses are NHS 'stop-gap' [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
Missed Newsweek Wales? Catch up on the new seri... [Published itv.com - Sep 15 2014]
RCN Eastern warning on district nursing skill mix [Published Royal College of Nursing - Sep 15 2014]
Children's treatment delayed due to shortage of... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Sep 15 2014]
Children's treatment delayed due to bed shortage [Published This is Local London - Sep 15 2014]
Royal College of Nursing lobbies nurses at Nort... [Published Northampton Chronicle and Echo - Sep 12 2014]
Royal College of Nursing lobbies nurses at Nort... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Mesothelioma: New audit published for the first... [Published Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership - Sep 12 2014]
More patients surviving due to continued improv... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Sep 12 2014]
Nurses need a pay rise [Published Telegraph and Argus - Sep 11 2014]
RCN President honoured for commitment to nursing [Published Royal College of Nursing - Sep 11 2014]
Invitation to become a public health pioneer at... [Published EHospice - Sep 11 2014]
Coalition of health bodies demands MPs set out ... [Published Hospital Dr - Sep 11 2014]
Stars join University of Lincoln graduation cer... [Published The Lincolnite - Sep 11 2014]
Fears cuts to budget will hit supported housing [Published InsideHousing - Sep 11 2014]
Mental health must be made a 'priority' [Published Nursing In Practice - Sep 10 2014]
Health experts support Scottish alcohol pricing... [Published Edinburgh Journal - Sep 10 2014]
Temporary boss parachuted in to help failing NH... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 09 2014]
Nurses and GPs divided in support for NHS reforms [Published Nursing In Practice - Sep 09 2014]
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The event, attended by regulars, reservists, veterans and employers celebrated a number of achievements across the armed forces covenant . The covenant seeks to recognise the debt we all owe our forces for the sacrifices they make every day. At the ...
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