Care

Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients

27 Jul 2018

Have you considered Clece Care Services to care for your loved ones during these cold winter months? Click here to read more and call us to find care in your area 0203 815 6900.

The flu jab

27 Oct 2018

Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear up on its own within a week. However, flu can be more severe in certain people, such as: · […]

NMC publishes gender pay gap report

28 Mar 2019

Our latest gender pay gap report, published today, shows that there has been an increase in the number of women in the most senior roles at the NMC, reducing our mean gender pay gap to 1.6 percent. This is the second year running we’ve published this report, which outlines the differences in pay between men […]

The safest way to travel

28 Mar 2019

Did you know that across the hospital, within the walls, floors and corridors, patient blood samples whizz from our wards to the labs, via the chute, where they’re processed and used for diagnostics? In the blink of an eye, every lab sample is propelled through a network of tubes. In a hospital the size of GOSH, […]

There’s still time for members and the public to make sure leaders are made accountable for safe nurse staffing levels in England.

08 Apr 2019

More than 5,000 RCN members and supporters have so far taken action to help bring an end to the ongoing workforce crisis affecting health and care services in England. When the NHS Long Term Plan was published earlier this year, the College welcomed its ambitious direction. But we said that to deliver the plan, there […]

The benefits of physical activity for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

26 Apr 2019

What are the benefits? For all children, the benefits of engaging in regular physical activity are well-established. Focus is often cast on physical benefits such as improved cardio-vascular fitness, reduced risk of becoming overweight or obese, and increased bone and muscle strength. These are especially important for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) […]