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The Royal College of Nursing has said that the Chancellor’s imposition of a one per cent cap on public sector pay is a hammer blow to the morale of nursing staff

The release of important health data will stimulate medical research and enable patients to take informed decisions about their care, the Department of Health has said today

Commenting on the TUC Day of Action set for Wednesday, 30th November 2011, Jon Skewes, director of employment relations and development at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), said


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The Royal College of Nursing has branded staffing levels on some older people’s wards as risky and irresponsible.The comments were made in response to the publication of the Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2011. The report found wide variations in staffing levels across England and expresses concern about the risk to patient safety


The risks are currently too great for insurers to provide cover for independent midwives, an independent study has found


The Royal College of Nursing today confirmed that its governing Council will meet on 10 January to discuss action over government proposals on NHS pensions


Creating an integrated urgent care, which is fit for purpose and delivers the best care for patients, requires a hard look at the current system and full involvement of general practice and clinical commissioners, a new report reveals


The Royal College of Nursing has warned that the NHS is heading for crisis point with, with 56,058 NHS positions across the UK due to be cut


Designers are working with the Department of Health to try to help reduce violence and aggression towards A&E; staff.Designers and psychologists have helped identify the reasons patients might become violent, and what could trigger violence in A&E;


The NHS European Office has announced the opening of negotiations between employer and trade union representatives at European level regarding revisions to the working time directive legislation


Nearly half of midwives responding to a survey on proposed changes to NHS pensions said they would consider leaving the NHS if the pension age rises to 68


The Secure Environments Group at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has published guidance for GPs and pharmacists on Safer Prescribing in Prison


Everything must be done to prevent members of the public from carrying out threatening or violent acts against NHS staff, the Royal College of Nursing has said

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