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Staffing crisis must end, says RCN chief executive

The Government must end the shortage of nurses in England by returning the £1 billion it took from nursing education, Dame Donna Kinnair, the new RCN chief executive said in her first speech to the organisation’s annual conference

Thyroid drugs overprescribed

Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are being prescribed thyroid drugs unnecessarily, according to research published in the BMJ

RCN appoints Dame Donna Kinnair as new chief executive

?The Royal College of Nursing has appointed Dame Donna Kinnair as its new chief executive and general secretary. Dame Donna, who joined the RCN in 2015 as its head of nursing, has been covering the role on an acting basis since August of last year

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