Taking part in community singing groups helps people maintain or improve their mental well-being by developing feelings of belonging, research shows
Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants receive honours
The coming year will be an opportunity to drive better continuity of care for mothers-to-be, England’s most senior midwife says after new guidance was issued to ensure more consistent care and support for pregnant women
University of Bedfordshire unveils jobs pledge in bid to boost demand for its nursing degrees
Patient safety will be at risk if working time regulations are ditched, warn union leaders
Three Admiral Nurses from Dementia UK have been recognised for 20 years’ service each.
Long shifts and emotional involvement in patients’ problems can cause burnout and affect job performance in nurses, with those working in a psychiatric setting worst affected, a study shows
More people with anxiety and depression are gaining access to NHS talking therapies in England, official data show
Cases of scarlet fever in England have reached a 50-year high, with more than 19,000 infections reported last year, according to researchers who say identifying the reasons is a public health priority
RCN Scotland director Theresa Fyffe will join thousands of fundraisers this weekend for a charity sleep-out in Edinburgh in support of homeless people
Care home nurse touched colleague while caring for a resident
Theatre nurses could begin 2018 on strike over claims that newly-enforced shift rotas put patient safety at risk.
The number of mature students accepted onto nursing degree courses has heavily declined with the removal of the bursary, official figures published today reveal.
Nursing remains the most trusted profession in Britain for a second consecutive year, the annual Ipsos MORI survey has revealed
Bursary cut could further decrease numbers of mental health and learning disability nurses, says RCN chief
RCN general secretary Janet Davies says shortage of specialist nurses is ‘very, very worrying’.
Draft guidance on the reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people, has been put out for consultation by the Department of Health
Government suggestions that any pay rise for nurses must be linked to improved productivity are insulting, says RCN general secretary Janet Davies.
Commuters cycling or using public transport endure noise levels that could put them at risk of hearing loss, with those travelling by bicycle likely to be exposed to such noise most often, researchers say