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MSc Loss & Bereavement / MSc Loss & Bereavement (Counselling) (Level 9)


September 2018 – June 2020

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in association with The Irish Hospice Foundation

Applications are invited for:

  • MSc Loss & Bereavement (Counselling) : from qualified, accredited psychotherapists and counsellors
  • MSc Loss & Bereavement : from a wide range of professional disciplines whose work or volunteering roles involve the provision or organisation of bereavement care in community, health or other areas.

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PNA Circular to Members re Recruitment and Retention

12th March 2018

To all Members,

We have been advised that the Public Service Pay Commission plan to carry out a survey “Engage to Change” of nurses, from students to Directors of Nursing, in the coming weeks to determine difficulties in relation to the recruitment and retention of nurses.

The survey is being undertaken by an Independent Research Company, Research Matters Ltd and will include online surveys and face to face interviews. The PNA have raised concerns to the Pay Commission in relation to the need to conduct this survey as it is clearly outlined in our submission to the commission the difficulties in relation to the recruitment and retention of nurses. HSE Management have also acknowledged and recognised the difficulties in recruiting and retaining in nurses. An abundance of evidence currently exists to substantiate the crisis in recruitment and retention of nurses.

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