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Midwives, nurses and other NHS staff strike over pay

Members of the RCM, Unite and Unison in England have staged a walkout over pay.

Members of the RCM, Unite and Unison in England have staged a walkout over pay. The strike, which focused on non-emergency services, began at 7am today and finished at 11am. From Tuesday, union members ...

Skills, commissioning and the 6Cs

Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England, speaks to Rita Som about the 6Cs, working in primary care and leadership

Rita: Why the 6Cs and not some other initiative? What led you to the 6Cs?Jane: The 6Cs were built on a programme I was running nationally before I was appointed as ...

Inhaler aims to combat poor inhaler technique

A new inhaler designed to address poor inhaler technique is now available in the UK.

A new inhaler designed to address poor inhaler technique is now available in the UK. DuoResp Spiromax® is licensed for patients aged 18 or over with asthma or COPD. The inhaler contains a mixture of a ...

RCN's primary care lynchpin

Dr Marina Lupari is the RCN's new professional lead for primary and community care. In an exclusive interview, she tells Rita Som what drives her, what needs to be done and why she is best placed to do it.

Dr Marina Lupari is the RCN's new professional lead for primary and ...

Tele-health pilot clinic for people with Type 1 diabetes

UTS: Health Professor Lin Perry describes the new JDRF funded pilot of a tele-health insulin pump clinic for people with Type-1 Diabetes. Based at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, the pilot will connect people in regional/rural areas of Hunter/New England with specialist Type-1 Diabetes services ...

Q&A Viv Bennett

The director of nursing at Public Health England and the Department of Health discusses the public health challenges facing primary care nurses today and their role in improving the public's health with Rita Som.

Q) What are the achievements that you are most proud of this year? It's ...

Q&A The RCN's Peter Carter

The RCN's chief executive and general secretary discusses the focus on primary care nurses, their pay, and training and developing the workforce with Rita Som.

Q) What is the RCN's top priority for the year? There are a number, not just one. The most pressing issue is to get the ...

Asthma: Nebuliser and inhaler use – respiratory medicine

This video - produced by students at Oxford University Medical School in conjunction with the faculty - demonstrates how to use a nebuliser and explain correct inhaler technique to a patient. It is part of a series of videos covering Respiratory Medicine skills and is linked to Oxford Medical ...

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