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Nurses feature in campaign to keep people out of emergency departments this winter

Nurses, pharmacists and GPs are fronting a campaign to help people to keep well this winter...

‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...

Rise in number of nurses referred to the NMC

The number of nurses and midwives being referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council has...

Nursing associates will administer controlled medicines

Staff in new role will also carry out invasive procedures, government documents suggest.

Campaign highlights nurses working extra hour

Poster shows extra effort when clocks go back

Bowel cancer patients lacking in emotional support three times more likely to have...

Macmillan Cancer Support and the University of Southampton have surveyed bowel cancer...

NHS staff turning to food banks and payday loans

Hard-pressed health service staff are struggling to make ends meet, according to Unison...

Four out five healthcare professionals subjected to bullying, new research reveals

Four out five healthcare professionals have been subjected to bullying, new research reveals.

NHS promises £130 million to update cancer equipment in England

NHS England has announced £130 million in funding to update or replace more than 100...

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,...

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