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Safari Rounds to Locate Lost Hospital Patients? (BBC News)

Summary More news and allegations arising from the RCN’s Annual Conference in Liverpool. It has been asserted that hospital over-crowding and pressures on A&E occasionally reach the point that patients may get “lost” in UK hospitals when they are switched from ward to ward. Consultants then … Continue reading

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More From the RCN’s Annual Conference in Liverpool (BBC News)

Summary Nurses feel they are being targeted and treated unfairly. More “fall-out” from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)’s Annual Conference in Liverpool: Read more: BBC News: Is nurse training plan a stupid idea?. Reference Triggle, N. (2013). Is nurse training plan … Continue reading

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Nurses’ Energies Mis-Directed on Non-Essential Paperwork? (BBC News)

Summary A Royal College of Nursing (RCN) poll of 6,000 nurses has found that 17.3% of their working hours (i.e. more than one-sixth of their working week) is occupied doing non-essential paperwork and administrative support work such as filing, photocopying and ordering supplies. … Continue reading

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