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Two nurses raise £4,400 for charity by shaving their heads

Tess Mullan has cancer and didn't want to ‘wait for my hair to fall out on the pillow’

Mary Seacole awards: nurse specialists honoured for work with diverse communities

Winners recognised for projects on areas such as mental health and maternity services

Make LGBT-awareness training mandatory for nurses, MPs say

Health and social care staff are often unable to tailor care to individuals’ needs – report

Nurses cannot routinely use mental health support service – despite claim they could

Government backtracks on health secretary Matt Hancock’s Twitter statement

Survey reveals mental and physical impact of the cancer nurse shortage

Patients tell Macmillan of unmanageable workloads and unmet needs, such as anxiety and pain

Nursing associate programme: quarter of those who quit failed academic assessments

Evaluation advises introduction of pre-application numeracy programmes

Mary Seacole’s life story to become Hollywood movie

Film’s producer says Crimean war nurse was ahead of her time

UCAS deletes ‘misleading and offensive’ advice on nursing after Twitter backlash

RCN intervenes as nurses pour scorn on UCAS for downplaying the profession

Off-guard image of exhausted midwife goes viral

Picture captures woman’s raw emotion after ‘particularly hard’ shift

Sepsis Six update emphasises importance of early intervention by a senior clinician

Find out how revised tool helps you escalate concerns if you suspect a patient has sepsis

Stand Up To Cancer campaign uses photos of real people to portray ‘raw reality’

Photographs of cancer patients showing their scars appear in project to raise funds

Hospitals in England urged to reduce plastic consumption by 100 million items

Straws, cups and cutlery are targeted by NHS England head Simon Stevens

NMC reveals its new fitness to practise support service

Regulator pilots 24-hour emotional support line for registrants undergoing FtP proceedings

Has intentional rounding turned ward nursing into a tick-box exercise?

Routine rounds are more to do with managing risk than patient-centred care, study suggests

Northern Ireland pay dispute: nurses vote on industrial action – including a strike

RCN warns that staff could leave to work elsewhere if wage disparity remains unresolved

NHS staffing crisis: government, not nurses, should shoulder the burden – RCN

College wants ministers to be held legally accountable for short-staffing

Sepsis Six update: immediate attendance by senior clinician is made top priority

Sepsis screening tool has changed – find out what this means for nurses

NMC streamlines registration process for overseas nurses and midwives

Regulator cuts red tape in bid to get applicants on to UK register as fast as possible

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