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Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

Nurses are three times more likely than the average person to have experienced domestic...

Exclusive: government must recognise ‘critical importance’ of CPD for nurses

The government must recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development...

Macmillan Excellence award nomination for nurse-led cancer team founder

Recognition for nurse consultant who set up a team to manage emotional and physical side...

Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Staff and patients take charge of NHS Twitter account

NHS staff and patients take over the reins of the health service’s Twitter account from this...

Prison nurses praised for their end of life care

High quality of palliative care at HMP Norwich is recognised with a national award

Excellence in Cancer Research Award is open for entries for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Cancer research nurses are invited to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the UK nursing...

Cancer Nursing Award now open for entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Cancer nurses are invited to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 – the UK nursing profession’s...

GP receptionists should ‘deal more sensitively’ with patients

Telephone staff could put people off seeing their GP by asking about their symptoms,...

Oncology nurse creates shower tool to help women check their breasts

An oncology nurse has developed a new tool for women to check their breasts.

Cancer workforce figures will not be published, says Health Education England

Calls for data to be released to inform improvements in services

Stop 'disinvestment' in nursing to improve end of life care

An RCN seminar on end of life issues heard how action was needed to end ‘disinvestment’ in...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

Bowel cancer could be detected earlier by GPs

Study shows patients have symptoms a year before emergency bowel cancer diagnosis.

Carers of patients with cancer highly rate nursing support

Almost half of carers surveyed praised nurses’ help.

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Nurse-led end of life service cuts admissions

Review finds London care coordination centre could save the NHS £350,000 a year, but needs...

Doctors’ predictions of when terminally ill patients will die vary widely

Research has shown a wide variation in doctors’ ability to predict accurately how long...

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