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Action needed now to attract nursing students

Action needed now to attract nursing students

April 20, 2018

The RCN has called on ministers to take urgent action to encourage students to apply for nursing courses starting this year. The comments were made

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Nursing Staff support Organ Donation Opt-out law

Nursing Staff support Organ Donation Opt-out law

April 13, 2018

The RCN has published its new position on consent for organ and tissue donation after death, stating qualified support for an opt-out system. This means

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new Nursing and Care Home Desk

Richmond Nursing opens a new Nursing and Care Home desk

March 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Nursing and Care Home Desk in our Llanelli Branch. The new Nursing and Care Home

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Guidance for shift workers

Guidance for Shift Workers

March 20, 2018

To mark Word Sleep Day on 16th March 2018, the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group launched new guidance for shift workers. The vast majority

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Richmond Nursing at the Royal College of Nursing Jobs Fair

March 16, 2018

We attended the Royal College of Nursing Jobs Fair at Birmingham NEC on Tuesday 13th March. This is Birmingham’s largest CPD-Accredited Nursing Recruitment. The RCN Nursing Careers

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Safe staffing is key to reducing drug errors

Safe staffing is key to reducing drug errors

March 16, 2018

The RCN has reiterated its calls for safe staffing legislation as new research shows drug errors are contributing to as many as 22,000 people dying

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The 3Rs-campaign

The 3Rs Campaign urges nursing staff to take rest breaks

March 9, 2018

The RCN has published a suite of resources designed to encourage nursing staff to “rest, rehydrate, refuel” during shifts. The 3Rs campaign urges nursing staff

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small steps to a healthier you

Small steps to a healthier you

February 22, 2018

As nurses we spend our working lives looking after other people’s health but, arguably, it’s one of the hardest professions in which to look after

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Richmond Nursing Training Programme

Richmond Nursing Agency’s Training Programme

February 13, 2018

We are a NHS framework approved agency and this means that training courses are a mandatory requirement. For this reason Richmond Nursing operates a comprehensive Training

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Welsh NHS trusts paying millions of pounds for medical errors

Welsh NHS trusts paying millions of pounds for medical errors

February 9, 2018

Welsh NHS trusts are paying tens of millions of pounds each year in damages and legal fees for medical negligence, according to BBC research. Four

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Calls to expand, develop and value the nursing workforce

RCN welcomes calls to expand, develop and value the nursing workforce

February 2, 2018

The RCN has welcomed recommendations in a Parliamentary committee report on the nursing workforce, which says too little attention has been given to retaining nurses

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Nursing Emergency

How to handle a nursing emergency

January 26, 2018

As all our registered agency nurses know, you don’t need to work in A&E to encounter an emergency. Unexpected and crisis situations can happen on

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NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses

NHS ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses as 33,000 leave each year

January 18, 2018

The NHS is “haemorrhaging” nurses with one in 10 now leaving the NHS in England each year, figures show. More than 33,000 walked away last

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Richmond Nursing

Richmond Nursing Agency launches the Nurse Ambassador program

January 16, 2018

Help Develop Our Services – Connecting Nurses with Nurses As a registered Richmond Agency Nurse, you are a vital piece of our health-care puzzle. A

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Caring for the terminally ill

How Wales became a world leader in caring for the terminally ill

January 5, 2018

It seems unbelievable that 40 years ago there were no specialist palliative care teams in Wales. People died in hospitals, often without having open conversations

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Winter Pressure

New schemes hope to ease winter pressure on health workers

December 22, 2017

The health service in Wales is in “the best position possible’ to cope with winter demand, according to the Welsh Government, with additional funding and

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RCN unveils new infection prevention course

RCN unveils new infection prevention course

December 15, 2017

The innovative new course, to be piloted in spring 2018, will offer nurses working in infection prevention and control the skills to lead the fight

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Seasons Greetings from Richmond Nursing

Seasons Greetings from Richmond Nursing

December 15, 2017

We would like to take this opportunity to warmly send Seasons Greetings to all of our nurses. We hope that you enjoy the festive period

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The future supply of nurses remains in peril

The future supply of nurses remains in peril

December 8, 2017

Latest figures released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) reveal a worrying decline in the number of people applying to start a nursing degree. Statistics

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How to achieve a work life balance

How to achieve a work life balance

November 24, 2017

If you’re reading this, chances are there’s an element of stress in your life; as a nurse, it’s undoubtedly part of the role. But has

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‘Alarming’ rise in nurses quitting

‘Alarming’ rise in nurses quitting

November 17, 2017

Statistics show a surge in both UK and EU nurses and midwives leaving the professional register. New figures published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show

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NHS staff working on 'edge of safety'

NHS staff ‘working on edge of safety’

November 10, 2017

NHS staff in England are working on the “edge of safety” as rising demand is outstripping the increasing numbers being employed, health bosses say. There

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Time Management Tips for Nurses

Time management tips for nurses

October 27, 2017

Nursing can be one of the busiest and most challenging jobs you can do, with seemingly too few hours to reach the bottom of your

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Diversity in nursing exhibition

Diversity in nursing exhibition launches

October 20, 2017

The RCN is launching a new exhibition celebrating the diversity of the nursing workforce and its historical relevance to the profession. Hidden in Plain Sight:

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