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dinsdag 15 mei 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council chief executive to step down

Nursing and Midwifery Council chief executive to step down
Jackie Smith has today announced her decision to step down as chief executive and registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, after over six years in the role.
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Safe staffing laws campaign 'will consider nurse-to-patient ratios'
The Royal College of Nursing will look at the possibility of including nurse-to-patient ratios in its campaign for staffing legislation but will not necessarily call for all parts of the UK to adopt the same laws, its chief executive has revealed.
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Gout 'not associated' with increased risk of fracture, finds large study
Gout is not associated with an increased risk of fracture, according to a large UK study including thousands of primary care patients.
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NHS staff praised by Prince William as 'country's greatest treasures'
Prince William has hailed the NHS as "one of our country's greatest treasures" at an awards ceremony to mark its 70th birthday.
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RCN to look into claims that it has 'misrepresented' NHS pay deal
The Royal College of Nursing's leader has said the organisation will look into concerns about the way the NHS pay deal has been communicated to its members, following claims that the union has "misrepresented" the offer.
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Pioneering guidance launched on use of dogs in healthcare settings
The Royal College of Nursing has launched the first ever nationwide protocol for working with animals in healthcare, in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore the benefits of animal therapy.
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