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NHS staff are being reminded about the potentially serious consequences of prying into patients’ records after a healthcare assistant (HCA) accessed medical information on 29 people.
Practising nurses are being urged to use their experience to help shape the future of nursing education.
Doing the Chinese exercise tai chi improves balance control and flexibility in older people and may help prevent falls in older and at-risk adults, an analysis of research has found.
Nurses on the Isle of Man are set to receive a 2.5% pay rise following an arbitrated agreement with unions.
Reforms that give more powers to case examiners and the option of agreeing ‘undertakings’ with a registrant come into effect on 28 July.
Pregnant women with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to have children with poorer motor development, a study has found.
Shape of Caring review author Lord Willis says employers need to find ways to attract people to the profession and retain staff.
The government is pledging an extra £21 million for cyber security across the NHS in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attack.
Mobile phone use alters people's gait and approach to obstacles, say researchers.
King's College London is helping to develop nursing in China in a collaboration that is delivering rich learning opportunities.
Staff at Airedale Hospital wear their pyjamas to work as part of an international campaign to keep inpatients moving.
NHS England issues amber health heatwave alert as temperatures in the UK soar above those in the Bahamas.
A departing nurse director has spoken of the ‘anxiety of individuality’ sometimes felt in senior roles such as hers
Speakers at a recent conference expressed the important role nurses play in reducing the stigma that surrounds dementia, which was highlighted in a new report by the Alzheimer's Society.
Nurse leaders stress need to scrap pay cap and fund social care
Patients who travel further to see their GP have better cancer survival rates, research finds.
Older people are less likely to be referred for talking therapies for conditions such as anxiety and depression, study says.
Child deaths globally due to diarrhoea have fallen by a third in 10 years, but mortality rates remain highest in some of the world’s poorest countries, research shows.