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Single people cope less well with bowel cancer

Being single or living in a deprived area makes it twice as hard to cope with bowel cancer,...

Government drops plans to sell off NHS staffing agency

Plans to sell off a major NHS staffing agency have been abandoned by the government.

Calls for protection of the nurse title

Unregistered support staff working under specialist nurse job titles, study reveals

Patients with cancer face inadequate care due to NHS pressures, Macmillan survey shows

A Macmillan and nfpSynergy survey showed that 52% of nurses and GPs have concerns about...

Thousands of nurses gather for pay rally

RCN rally calls for end to 1% pay cap

Scrap the Cap

2,000 nurses expected at Parliament Square rally calling for pay cap to be removed

Pay cap to be lifted in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon confirms

The Scottish First Minister has committed to lifting the 1% public sector pay cap in...

Former MP Ann Widdecombe dresses up as Florence Nightingale for cancer charity

She joins other celebrities who have dressed up as their rebel heroes.

Pay cap: could it be lifted?

Speculation mounts over Prime Minister scrapping the 1% cap

NHS Providers: Health service needs emergency cash to avoid winter crisis

The NHS is facing its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive an immediate...

Stop paying nurses a pittance, says nurse classmate of Theresa May

A nurse who was at school with prime minster Theresa May has warned the government must stop...

Two weeks to respond to NMC's future nurse plans...

Time is ticking for nurses and nursing students to have their say on plans for an overhaul...

Chief nurse at University Hospitals Birmingham dies suddenly

Nurses' tributes to 'incredible' University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust chief...

Support for allied health professionals after a career break

Allied health professionals to get support back to practice following career breaks.

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...