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ICN chief executive steps down

The International Council of Nurses chief executive Frances Hughes has left the organisation...

Call for ‘robust action’ to increase BME nurse director numbers

Lack of information about the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses in position...

Celebrity speakers announced for RCN Scrap the cap London rally

Comic actors and political activists Sir Tony Robinson and Rob Delaney are to speak at the...

Overseas students’ impact on the UK to be reviewed

International students’ effect on the UK labour market is to be assessed by independent...

Nurse staffing levels study

'Lower staffing levels put patient lives at risk'

Care concerns of prostate cancer specialist nurses ‘being overlooked’

Care concerns raised by prostate cancer specialist nurses are being overlooked by...

NMC issues advice to nurses on responding to incidents and emergencies

Nurses and midwives are being reminded that they should get themselves to a place of safety...

Scrap the Cap: nurses urged to join day of action

The RCN wants nurses to share their stories on the effects of pay restraint as part of a...

Clinical nurse specialist recruitment drive to boost youth cancer service in Scotland

The teenage Cancer Trust is launching its nursing and support service across Scotland to...

Punk nursing student has TV makeover to make him look more ‘professional’ to patients

A television makeover crew has helped a nursing student look ‘more professional’ by taming...

Warning of city nurse exodus due to rail fare hike

Unison says nurses who commute could quit

Almost half of women with breast cancer unsure where to turn once treatment ends

Nearly half of women diagnosed with breast cancer say they were not told how to access...

New backing for RCN's e-nurse campaign

College aim to make every nurse an e-nurse by 2020

Chief nurse to lead NHS England’s London region

Jane Cummings to take charge of NHS England's London region

Promised extra nursing places offered in A-level clearing

Extra nursing training places promised by the government have been made available for...

Japanese fungus: nurse staffing levels in spotlight

Infection prevention experts say there is ‘no evidence’ low nurse numbers played a part in...

Japanese fungus in UK hospitals

More than 200 people have been contaminated or infected with a potentially deadly strain of...

House of Common festival offering free tickets to London nurses

Nurses living in London are being offered free tickets to the House of Common music festival...

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