Matthew Mckew

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Nurses diagnosed with dementia have role to play

Nurses who have dementia should be allowed to continue working, RCN congress resolved on Monday morning.

Jeremy Corbyn
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Corbyn pledges bursaries and safe staffing legislation

Plus EU citizens working in NHS will be given right to remain, Labour leader has pledged.

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Blood test may show who will respond to new prostate cancer treatments

A new blood test could show if men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new, targeted treatments.

Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron
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Labour and Lib Dem leaders to address RCN congress

Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron will today address delegates in Liverpool and take questions from nurses, but Conservatives yet to confirm if they will send a speaker.

bowel cancer
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Scientists map precise timings for spread of cancer

Scientists have put precise timings on the history of a patient’s cancer for the first time, dating the different stages in the disease’s progression.

Janet Davies RCN congress 2017
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Janet Davies in call for safe staffing leglislation

General secretary's address to RCN congress

RCN congress voting cards
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Summer of protest announced over pay restraint

Ballot will be called if a new government does not scrap the cap

Michael Brown
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Results of RCN pay poll revealed

The result of the RCN pay poll of members working in the NHS has resulted in an overwheming number of respondents favouring strike action.

Cecilia Anim
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Awards and impassioned speech kick off RCN congress 2017

Nurses should not be reduced to using foodbanks, said Cecilia Anim in an impassioned speech at the opening of RCN congress 2017 in Liverpool.

Andy Burnham
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Andy Burnham in tuition fees pledge

The cap on nurse pay must be lifted and nurse bursaries reintroduced, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham said on the opening day of RCN congress in Liverpool.

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Nurses' Day: 'Celebrate the heroes of healthcare'

RCN urges nurses to honour their colleagues at events across the UK, and patients to share their stories of care on social media for Nurses' Day 2017.

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Life expectancy rises for people with HIV, study finds

Life expectancy for 20 year olds starting treatment for HIV has risen by ten years in the US and Europe since the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in the mid-1990s, a new analysis shows.

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A new government 'must commit to nurse education and development'

A new government needs to commit to funding nurse and midwifery education sufficiently, the Council of Deans of Health has said.

Tim Farron
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Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron to address RCN congress - but Tories yet to confirm speaker

Labour and Liberal Democrat leaders will attend this year's event in Liverpool.

Care homes package
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Homes needed for new falls study

Academics conducting a £1.8 million research project are recruiting care homes to test how effective a new falls procedure is.

Charlotte Pritchard
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Campaign and bursaries aim to attract nursing students to Wales

New campaign promotes Wales as a place for nurses to train, work and live.

Jeremy Corbyn
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Hospital car parking fees would be scrapped under Labour, pledges Jeremy Corbyn

Car parking fees at hospitals in England will be scrapped under a Labour government, party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced today.

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Tories promise 10,000 more mental health professionals

Conservative Party leader Theresa May has promised 10,000 more NHS mental health staff by 2020 under a new Conservative government.