Professor Jane Cummings

Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing OfficerJane Cummings is the Chief Nursing Officer for England.

In this role, she is the professional lead for nurses and midwives in England and she will oversee quality improvements in patient safety and patient experience.

 

 

Take care of yourself this winter – Professor Jane Cummings

The Chief Nursing Officer for England discusses the importance of Self Care Week that kicks off today. It’s that time of the year when the clocks have gone back, the days feel shorter and the weather gets colder. We all need to wrap up warm and particularly look out for those who are frail and […]

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The 10 Commitments – Professor Jane Cummings

The Chief Nursing Officer for England reflects on ‘Leading Change, Adding Value’ the nursing, midwifery and care staff framework she launched earlier today that encourages them to help transform the health and care sector: I am delighted to lead the next phase of development for nursing, midwifery and care staff in England through  the ‘Leading […]

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Leadership and change will bring us resilience – Professor Jane Cummings

In the second of a series of three blogs, the Chief Nursing Officer for England marks International Nurses Day: ‘A force for change, improving health systems’ resilience’ is the theme of International Nurses Day this year. Some people may say the more things change, the more they stay the same. But nurses know this is […]

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Celebrating the midwife – Professor Jane Cummings

In the first of a series of three blogs, the Chief Nursing Officer for England marks International Day of the Midwife:                                                       On 5 May each year the role of the midwife and the midwifery profession are internationally recognised and celebrated for the significant contribution they make to maternal and child health. International Day of […]

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Thank you for today – Jane Cummings

The Chief Nursing Officer for England marks Young Carers Awareness Day, which recognises more than 700,000 young people in the UK who provide care and support to family and friends: As part of the Commitment to Carers NHS England has worked with young carers to make sure that their voices are directing the actions we […]

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Moving forward together – Jane Cummings

The Chief Nursing Officer for England gives her message for the way ahead to the Royal College of Nursing’s Congress in Bournemouth: The scale of this event, and the breadth of topics being covered, show what a wide-ranging role it is to be a nurse, and the number of areas where our profession is making […]

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A Code, not an enigma – Jane Cummings

Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer England, looks ahead to tomorrow’s launch of the revised professional Code for nurses and midwives. This year marks 33 years since I first joined the register of nurses and midwives, which is now regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and agreed to abide by the Code of professional standards […]

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