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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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Share of European Union staff leaving NHS rises

Share of European Union staff leaving NHS rises following Brexit

October 16, 2017

The proportion of EU nationals leaving jobs in the NHS is rising, while the share of those joining is shrinking. The BBC analysed NHS Digital

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20 years of nursing

20 years of nursing is a piece of cake for Richmond!

September 29, 2017

Happy birthday to us! This month marks 20 years of nursing and top-class care from Richmond Nursing, and we’ve been holding a series of community

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Swansea Bay 10K

Richmond Nursing completed the Swansea Bay 10K!

September 25, 2017

We are pleased to say that yesterday Richmond Nursing Agency completed the Swansea Bay 10K! As a mixed ability group of individuals, from regular runners to

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NHS Short of Nurses

Majority of public believe NHS short of nurses and back better pay

September 15, 2017

According to a recent poll, most people believe that the NHS does not have enough nursing staff to provide safe care for patients. The results

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Richmond Nursing Ellesmere Port (North Wales) Office

New Office Opens in Ellesmere Port (North Wales)

September 11, 2017

Richmond Nursing are pleased to announce the opening of their new office in Ellesmere Port. The new Ellesmere Port office builds on our existing office

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Complaints against the Welsh NHS not handled quickly enough

Complaints against the Welsh NHS not handled quickly enough

September 8, 2017

Thousands of complaints against the Welsh NHS are not receiving a response within the government-set 30-day target. Health Secretary Vaughan Gething AM confirmed Wales’ seven health boards

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Revalidation

Revalidation one year on: what it means for Richmond nurses

August 31, 2017

Just over a year ago, one of the biggest changes in nursing history was introduced – revalidation. The aim is for all nurses and midwives

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Nursing shortage may worsen

Nursing shortage may worsen

August 11, 2017

The Royal College of Nursing has warned that the sharp drop in student applications raises further questions over staff shortages in the NHS. New figures,

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