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Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

The 'unacceptable' pressures of staffing and funding shortages on cancer care...

Cancer Nursing Practice has been talking to nurses to find out how cancer services are being...

End of life care

Nurses struggle to provide good end of life care

Lack of time, training and staff take its toll on quality palliative care, an exclusive...

Road block looms over bid to link pay to productivity

This latest article in our series on the 2018 pay negotiations looks at what is shaping up...

Survey reveals end of life care compromised

Difficulties in delivering a dignified death intesify

Shake-up of flawed pay bands system could make it quicker to get to the top

The third of our series of articles setting the scene for the 2018 negotiations on nurses’...

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Emilia Clarke (centre) on set of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones star auctions a day on set for RCN charity

RCN ambassador Emilia Clarke is offering one fan the chance to join her during filming in...

Healthcare assistant performing an ECG on a patient

Healthcare assistants increasingly being used as ‘nurses on the cheap’

Calling on HCAs to fill nurse staffing gaps is bad for patients – Unison

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – finalists

Awards will celebrate the best of nursing

Support pay deal

Unison urges nurses and support staff to accept three-year NHS pay deal

UK’s largest public service union endorses deal at this week’s health conference in Brighton

A nurse helps an elderly man walking down a corridor

Nurse-led campaign to put an end to ‘pyjama paralysis’ kicks off

The 70-day challenge aims to get older patients up and about in an effort to speed up their...

A nurse helps an elderly man walking down a corridor

Nurse-led campaign to put an end to ‘pyjama paralysis’ kicks off

The 70-day challenge aims to get older patients up and about in an effort to speed up their...

Clinical update

New drug therapy for myeloma

A collaboration between Cancer Drugs Fund and National Institute for Health and Care...

New drug available for head and neck cancer patients not responding to chemotherapy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends nivolumab is made available...

Kidney cancer

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has helped people with advanced kidney...

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where...

Infusion therapy

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Cervical screening

Cervical cancer

Clinical update on cervical cancer

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Digital rectal examination

Prostate cancer screening: a systematic review of digital rectal examinations in...

Canadian and UK researchers evaluate data from seven studies to review the diagnostic...

Medical cannabis

Opioids: study suggests improving the debilitating effects of cancer treatments with...

Exploring the use and efficacy of medicinal cannabis as a safe treatment option for people...

Some types of eyelid cancer rising steadily in England

Certain types of eyelid cancer have risen steadily over the past 15 years in England, with 2...

Common chronic diseases overlooked as cancer risk

Cancer risks from several common chronic diseases are as important as those from five major...

HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake could be boosted by educating parents

Educating parents about HPV can increase the likelihood of gaining consent for immunisation

Gouty arthritis

Chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, can increase the risk of...

Addressing long-term illness could improve cancer prevention strategies, suggest researchers

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Policy briefing

Support for men with cancer to keep working

A new guide, Working with Cancer, aims to support men to continue working after a diagnosis...

NICE quality standard on suspected cancer

New guidelines published by NICE look to improve standards of care in cancer diagnoses.

Planning for care

Our commitment to you for end of life care

Government's response to the Choice Review sheds new light on the commitments made to

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Nursing student bursary was ‘far from ideal,’ says nurse MP Maria Caulfield

The nursing student bursary should not be championed as the best way to train nurses and new...

'Integrate the four fields of nursing,' leading academic tells the Nursing...

A two-stream system should be introduced to replace the four fields, nurse leader tells...

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Nursing Standard podcast: Foundation years for nursing students

Universities may need to use foundation years to ensure students can meet new registration...

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