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Medical-surgical Nursing Quiz Series - 45

Medical-surgical Nursing Quiz Series - 44 

Medical-surgical Nursing Quiz Series - 46


Medical-surgical Nursing Quiz Series - 44

Liverpool strikes: Nurses say pay needs to reflect their skillset

Pay for nurses has failed to keep up with the ever-expanding role of these professionals in services, experienced nurses on strike in Liverpool have warned. Intensive care unit (ITU) sisters Louise McCarthy and Carolyn McGuigan, who have both been nursing for 20 years, said current…

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Scottish Government to impose pay deal despite nurse strike threat

The Scottish Government is to implement its pay offer for NHS staff despite it being rejected by some unions and amid the threat of nurse strike action in the new year. The move will see NHS nurses in Scotland, working between Band 5 and Band…

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NHS under ‘huge strain’ as staff sickness absences soar

The NHS in England is facing “enormous pressure” ahead of Christmas as the number of staff absences due to sickness has increased by almost a fifth. Weekly winter NHS England data published this week revealed a number of factors which could impact provision of services…

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Breaking: RCN announces January nurse strike dates

Nurses in England are to strike again across two dates in January as the row over NHS pay escalates, the Royal College of Nursing has announced. RCN strike action is to take place on Wednesday 18 January and Thursday 19 January, with further dates to…

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Seasonal tributes to nursing profession after another ‘really tough’ year

Nurse leaders across the UK have paid tribute to the ongoing commitment and dedication of those across the nursing workforce, as another challenging year for health and social care services draws to a close. Ahead of the festive season and at a time of severe…

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Healthcare system ‘must value strengths’ of neurodivergent staff

A team of midwifery researchers with autism is hoping to “shine a light” on a community of neurodivergent health workers and students, and is calling for better workplace support for these individuals. A midwifery lecturer, newly registered midwife and student midwife have produced a written…

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Nurses could see ‘fast-tracked’ pay deal next year in attempt to end strikes

The health and social care secretary is reportedly planning on fast-tracking a pay rise for nurses next year in an effort to prevent further strike action. Steve Barclay said yesterday that NHS workers should “look forward” to the pay award next year instead of focusing…

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Success for learning disability nurse-led vaccination programme

A community learning disability nursing team has boosted the Covid-19 vaccination rates of people with learning disabilities through an innovative “desensitisation” programme. The nurse-led initiative by the Ealing community team for people with learning disabilities (CTPLD), part of West London NHS Trust, has enabled patients…

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Unison nurses on strike in Liverpool say NHS is unsafe

Nurses on strike in Liverpool today warned that the situation in the NHS at present means both staff and patients are “suffering”. Hundreds of staff from Liverpool University Hospitals and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS foundation trusts went to the picket lines as part…

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International nurses considering leaving UK if pay does not improve

Internationally educated nurses working in the NHS could leave the UK if pay and staffing issues do not improve, Nursing Times has been told. Hundreds of nurses took to the picket line yesterday outside Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) in Nottingham, as part of the second…

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Fewer nurses choosing to return after retirement, says union steward

Nurses in the Welsh capital are becoming “a lot less” likely to return from retirement to support the workforce, Nursing Times has been told. The concerning trend has been identified by Royal College of Nursing steward Rhian Wright who represents and supports nurses across Cardiff…

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Nurse strikes to press forward in Scotland as revised pay offer rejected

Strike action will press forward in Scotland after nurses there rejected a revised NHS pay offer from the Scottish Government, the Royal College of Nursing has announced. The college said 82% of voting members voted against the offer and that dates for strike action across…

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Nurses say they are striking for ‘future generations’ of nursing

Nurses are striking for “future generations” of the workforce and to ensure nursing is a profession that “people want to come into”, Nursing Times has been told from the picket lines in Cardiff. Standing on the grounds of University Hospital Wales, striking nurses gathered today…

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Nurse director warns of ‘escalating violence’ from public towards staff

The chief nurse of a trust in the South East of England has called out a wave of “escalating violence” against her staff and has urged the public to “be kind” to health workers. Karen Bonner told Nursing Times that a recent increase in violence…

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Live: RCN launches second day of nurse strikes

Nurses are returning to the picket line for a second day of strike action organised by the Royal College of Nursing in an ongoing dispute over pay, staffing and NHS pressures. The strikes across England, Wales and Northern Ireland come as ministers continue to stand…

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Nurses offered free food and taxi trips again this Christmas

NHS nurses across the UK will once again be able to claim free food and rides to and from work this Christmas as part of an annual festive offer from Uber. The initiative, which is now in its sixth year, means NHS staff can claim…

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Husband charged with murder of NHS nurse and children

The husband of the nurse Anju Asok who was murdered in her home in Northamptonshire last week has been charged with her murder and the murder of their two children. A forensic post-mortem examination concluded that Ms Asok and her children Jeeva Saju and Janvi…

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