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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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More than 86000 NHS posts vacant

Report shows more than 86,000 NHS posts vacant

August 4, 2017

Figures for NHS England suggest that more than 86,000 NHS posts were vacant between January 2017 and March 2017. Statistics from NHS Digital, which collates data,

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Health Workers pushed not pulled into agency work

Health workers ‘pushed’ rather than ‘pulled’ into agency roles

July 21, 2017

Life on the NHS frontline is challenging, without a doubt. Thousands of vacancies remain unfilled, and maintaining morale can be challenging and the row over

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Patients suffer as UK nurse numbers fall

Patients suffer as UK nurse numbers fall

July 14, 2017

NHS patients are paying the price for the Government’s failure to plan for the future and it looks set to get worse, the Royal College

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Richmond Nursing Charity Golf Day

Charity Golf Day

July 11, 2017

The inaugural Richmond Nursing Charity Golf Day took place on 23rd June 2017 at Machynys Golf Club, Llanelli. We had a number of teams entered

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More UK nurses leaving profession than joining

More UK nurses are leaving the profession than joining

July 7, 2017

For the first time since 2008, figures show that more nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining it. The number

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Richmond Nursing Running Swansea Bay 10K

Richmond Nursing running the Swansea Bay 10K!

July 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Richmond Nursing Agency is entering a team to participate in the Swansea Bay 10K to raise funds for our

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Occupational Health Team at Richmond Nursing

Occupational Health help at hand at Richmond Nursing

June 30, 2017

When it comes to the health of the patients in our care, the health of our nurses has to come first – quite literally! Occupational

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Nursing is still the best profession - RCN's Janet Davies

Nursing is still the best profession

June 16, 2017

During her keynote speech to Congress, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary Janet Davies declared that nursing is still the best profession in the world.

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RCN calls for Safe Staffing Legislation

RCN demands safe staffing legislation to avoid patient safety crisis

June 9, 2017

The Royal College of Nursing has said that NHS patients across the UK will be at risk of falling care standards unless all four countries have

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Staff Satisfaction at Richmond Nursing

Staff satisfaction puts Richmond Nursing ‘head and shoulders’ in front!

May 25, 2017

There are many benefits to joining Richmond Nursing, including leading rates of pay and notice of up to eight weeks for shifts. But don’t just

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Richmond Nursing Charity Bike Ride

Charity Bike Ride – London to Llanelli

May 23, 2017

Richmond Nursing would like to say a great big thank you to all who were involved in our Charity Bike Ride held at St Elli Shopping Centre,

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RCN Nurse of the Year 2017

RCN Nurse of the Year 2017

May 19, 2017

Melanie Davies from Wales has worked tirelessly to improve the care of people with learning disabilities in her hospital and health board – Morriston Hospital, Swansea,

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