RCN launches Nursing Workforce Standards

RCN Nursing Workforce Standards

For the first time in its 100 year history the UK Royal Collge of Nursing has published a higly pertinent document which outlines what’s needed to ensure services are properly staffed, safety is prioritised, and nursing professionals are supported to perform their best. This publication is timely and should be used by all nurses in their…

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WHO Global Diabetes Compact launch 14 April

WHO Global Diabetes Compact

The Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) celebrates the discovery of insulin, the most precious gift of life, for people living with diabetes worldwide. Equity of access to insulin for all in need should be the objective of national governments and diabetes service providers. Approximately 6% of the world population live with diabetes.  FEND…

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FEND Announces Diabetes Nurse Recognition Awards

World Diabetes Day 2020 and in keeping with the spirit of WHO “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” – FEND establishes an annual FEND recognition award for Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Specialist Midwives who have made significant contributions to diabetes care, research and education. Awardees 2020 (alphabetical): Liga Arente Latvia Kristin De Backer Belgium Anne Belton Canada Deirdre Cregan Ireland…

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