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Men in Nursing

Men in nursing – tipping the gender balance

March 15, 2019

Nursing Times delves into the topic of men in nursing and explores whether the profession needs a more gender-balanced workforce. The issue has been highlighted

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New state-of-the-art maternity unit at Prince Charles Hospital

First look inside the new state-of-the-art maternity unit at Prince Charles Hospital

March 8, 2019

The neonatal and midwifery unit at Prince Charles Hospital has had a £6m revamp and it now provides a new state-of-the-art maternity unit. The changes

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How to prepare for your nursing shift

How to prepare for your nursing shift

February 22, 2019

Whether it’s your first shift as a nurse or healthcare assistant, or whether you’ve been working on the wards for many years, there are ways

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Plans to replace University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff with new hospital are revealed

Plans to replace University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff with new hospital are revealed

February 15, 2019

There are plans to replace Wales’ largest hospital by 2030 as part of a shake-up of health services. NHS bosses want to create a new

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Hard-hitting issues set to be debated at RCN Congress

Hard-hitting issues set to be debated at RCN congress

February 8, 2019

Prostitution, child poverty and loneliness are among the hard-hitting issues set to be debated at this year’s RCN congress. Members attending this year’s RCN Congress

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Time for a fresh start?

Time for a fresh start? Resolve to join Richmond!

January 28, 2019

A few weeks into 2019, how are your new year’s resolutions going? Maybe you’re taking part in Dry January or have pledged to be more

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Powys Teaching Health Board

Powys Teaching Health Board

January 24, 2019

Powys Teaching Health Board provides services for a relatively small number of around 133,00 people, but over a geographical area covering a quarter of Wales,

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Hywel Dda University Health Board

Hywel Dda University Health Board

January 22, 2019

Covering the west Wales region including Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, Hywel Dda University Health Board provides healthcare to around 384,000 people. It has the highest

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Nurses recognised in New Year honours

Nurses recognised in New Year honours

January 18, 2019

RCN members are among many nursing professionals to receive New Year honours. Some of those awarded the honour are: Professor Jane Cummings (pictured above) has

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Cwm Taf University Health Board

Cwm Taf University Health Board

January 17, 2019

Cwm Taf University Health Board provides services to 300,000 people in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. With almost 8,000 staff and the motto ‘Cwm

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

January 15, 2019

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board provides services to nearly half a million people in the densely populated city of Cardiff and the Vale of

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Winter crisis exacerbated by under-investment in nursing staff

Winter crisis exacerbated by under-investment in nursing staff

January 11, 2019

Latest NHS England winter figures have laid bare the pressures experienced by the health service between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. A weekly operational

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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

January 4, 2019

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales, covering Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, and Wrexham. It was put into special

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

January 3, 2019

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board covers the former Gwent region, including Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and south Powys. It employs 13,000 staff and

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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

December 28, 2018

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board covers Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. It serves a population of around half a million people and manages

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Map of Wales - Health Boards

Health Boards and Hospitals in Wales

December 27, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many hospitals there are in Wales – and which might suit you to work in? Richmond Nursing is incredibly proud

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Working through winter with SAD

Working through winter with SAD

December 21, 2018

Today, Friday 21st December, marks the shortest day of the year, while predictions are that this winter will be one of the coldest on record.

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NHS going into winter ‘on the back foot’ after heatwave summer, warns RCN

NHS going into winter on the ‘back foot’ after heat wave summer, warns RCN

December 14, 2018

The RCN has warned that the increased pressure on NHS hospitals this summer is likely to have a knock-on effect on how quickly patients can

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Severe workforce instability

Overall increase in nurses and midwives masks ‘severe workforce instability’

December 7, 2018

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has released figures showing the number of nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK has increased by

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Suicide-prevention-training

RCN calls for suicide prevention training for nurses on World Mental Health Day

November 23, 2018

Nursing staff play an important part in helping to prevent suicide; improving education and awareness is vital to save lives, says the RCN. As the

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International Men's Day

Male nurses welcome on International Men’s Day!

November 19, 2018

Are you celebrating International Men’s Day today? We certainly are, and see the event as the perfect chance to welcome new male recruits to our

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Last Winter was devastating for Wales' NHS

Last Winter was devastating for Wales’ NHS – this year’s plans aim to make it different!

November 9, 2018

Last winter was devastating for Wales’ NHS – cancelled operations, huge ambulance queues and long waits after calling 999 came as NHS was hit with

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Make every day a good news day at Richmond!

Make every day a good news day at Richmond!

October 26, 2018

Calling all nurses – we need your news! If you’ve ever fancied your 15 minutes of fame, now’s your chance, as we’re asking each one

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500 fewer nursing students begin training in September

RCN worried as 500 fewer nursing students begin training in September

October 12, 2018

Official NHS figures revealed in early September that there were record levels of vacant nursing posts. The statistics from the university clearing service show the

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