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RCN leader demands return of £1 bln to nurse education

Donna Kinnair tells RCN congress the profession’s goodwill is being abused

‘Once in a generation’ chance to get UK-wide safe staffing laws – RCN president

Anne Marie Rafferty issues rousing call at congress for UK-wide safe staffing laws

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‘Immediate’ industrial action ballot looms in Northern Ireland if NHS pay talks fail

Nurses in Northern Ireland are paid less than in the rest of the UK

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Trust to offer staff free hospital parking

Milton Keynes University Hospital is taking action to reduce its nurse vacancy rate

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Online record offers clinicians instant insight into patients’ express wishes

Details in 'myCMC' inform emergency and end of life treatment and care

International nursing event to mark Florence Nightingale bicentenary

Nightingale2020 conference will explore how nurses can transform global health and care

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Therapy dogs help to calm young patients in children’s hospital

Study recommends nationwide roll-out of the scheme

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International Nurses Day 2019: how you celebrated

From abseiling hospitals to parties at work, read how the profession came together

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Cost of law suits against the NHS doubles in five years

Delays in diagnosis or treatment lead to rise in number of patients suing hospital trusts

Anne Marie Rafferty

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

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Workplace bullies: NHS to boost support for nurse whistleblowers in Scotland

Investigation at NHS Highland revealed staff have faced ‘serious trauma’

Join the party for International Nurses Day 2019

Staff from around the UK are helping to celebrate the profession

NHS to step up nurse recruitment overseas, says leaked workforce report

Interim plan admits extra overseas recruitment will have limited impact on nurse vacancies

Brexit, retirement and stress: why nurses are leaving the register

NMC surveyed ex-registrants to find out why they left nursing

#whatnurseswear: Guinness World Records in U-turn over London Marathon nurse’s title

Victory for Jessica Anderson after her record was withheld because she’d run in scrubs

Nurses pick up new year honours from Prince William

Buckingham Palace investitures are recognition of nurses’ achievements

Nurses challenge ‘gender stereotypes’ behind marathon world record denial

Record attempt while dressed as a nurse ‘would only count if you're wearing a skirt’

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