RCN Congress blog image 126 x 220

Are you attending the RCN Congress in June?

Congress contributes to your professional development and is packed full of learning opportunities. Attending the event doesn’t just benefit you, your employer can also reap the rewards of your improved knowledge and skills. When: 15th -19th June 2014 Where: Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) Liverpool Come and visit us at stand C40 if you’re attending!…

0354 Bank Worker of the Month Awards_Blog Article image_OUT

Meet NHSP’s Bank Workers of the Month for April!

We are pleased to announce April’s winners of our recognition scheme, the ‘Bank Worker of the Month’ award. This is the fourth month we have had the awards and we are delighted to share each month’s winners with you. The scheme recognises NHS Professionals’ flexible workers who provide excellent quality of care to patients, achieve…

Edith cavel1 blog image 252 x 440

Edith Cavell: A leader in nursing history

Nursing is a caring and compassionate profession, drawing in such people with the desire and drive to help others. Throughout history there have been a number of inspiring leaders in nursing, who have helped to make healthcare what it is today. They have been on the front lines of military conflicts and have provided their…

BRD_2839

NHS Professionals celebrate the life and work of Florence Nightingale

By Karen Barraclough, Senior Nurse / Head of Governance at NHS Professionals Photos by BRD associates On Wednesday 7th May we attended the Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service at Westminster Abbey. The annual service celebrates the life and work of Florence Nightingale, while acknowledging today’s nursing and midwifery staff and other individuals who work in healthcare.…

Sarah Thompson 3

FNF midwife scholar submits six month interim report on research into women’s perceptions of perineal repair

Sarah Thompson, a midwife at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is currently undertaking an MSc and her dissertation is entitled Women’s perceptions of perineal repair: an exploratory study. The aim of the study is to determine the importance women place on perineal repair as part of the childbirth experience. Perineal repair is the process…