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My day: Working as a registered nursing associate

Sarah Hofmann, a registered nursing associate at Cathedral Medical Group Practice in Chichester, tells reporter Emily Roberts about a typical day running clinics, mentoring new staff, and her part-time role as education lead with CHAMP PCN Ms Hofmann is a newly qualified registered nursing associate (RNA) working in general practice. She previously worked as a…
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My day: Working as an ANP and practice partner

Ben Scott, an ANP and practice partner at Blyth Road Medical Centre in Rotherham, tells Mimi Launder about how he spends his day managing both patients and his practice 07.00I leave the house around 6.30am and arrive by around 7am. The GP and I are usually the first ones in. I open up the building…
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My day: Working as a lead nurse in general practice

Naomi Berry, who is the lead general practice nurse at Rooley Lane Medical Centre in Bradford after just three years in the profession, tells Mimi Launder about a day running clinics and supporting her nurse team 07.30I get half an hour before my clinic starts to make a cup of tea, get the computer on,…
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My day: Working as a Diana nurse supporting sick children

Carmela Scott, lead nurse for the Diana team at East London NHS Trust, shares a day in the life of her team as they support children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in the community 08.30The day’s first communication comes from our on-call manager, who has been contacted by a family overnight via out-of-hours support. The…
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My day: Working as a complex care nurse

Jennifer Crozier shares the highlights of a day in her role supporting people over 65 living at home with varying degrees of frailty. 08.30Today I am the team coordinator, so I start by checking the complex care email inbox. It is empty, but I will check it throughout the day. When a referral is received,…
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Doorhandle conversation: ‘I’m taking aspirin every day for my heart’

Advice on this case of a woman who reports he is taking aspirin daily for heart health

RCN delivers petition to Downing Street on Sunak’s 100th day as Prime Minister

On Rishi Sunak’s 100th day as Prime Minister (2 February), the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has delivered a petition with over 100,000 signatures to Downing Street, calling for a new pay deal for nurses. ‘Without nursing staff, there will be no NHS’ warned a letter signed by members of the college, calling on the…
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Nursing and ambulance strikes on same day not ‘coordinated’, say unions

A combined day of nursing and ambulance strikes next month has not been coordinated in advance by the two unions, despite both announcing action for the same day. Nurses will be joined by ambulance workers across eight services represented by GMB union and Unite on 6 February. This is the first time in the disputes…
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RCN strikes day 2: Nurses walk out over pay and patient safety concerns

Up to 100,000 RCN members have today walked out in a second day of strike action across England, Northern Ireland and Wales, in a dispute over pay and amid concerns over patient safety. The RCN has warned the UK Government that if it fails to respond within 48 hours’ of today’s strike ending, it will…
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Autumn statement: Jeremy Hunt unveils £8bn health and social care package

Jeremy Hunt has laid out a wave of new funding for the NHS and social care, with an £8bn package for the health and care system in his autumn statement today. Mr Hunt said that ‘because of difficult decisions taken elsewhere today’, the NHS budget will be increased in each of the next two years…
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