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Prostate cancer specialist nursing seen under threat

Action urged to avert shortfall as prostate cancer specialist nurses dwindle, patients rise

Cramped and crumbling hospital buildings pose risk to patient safety – NHS bosses

Trust chief executives call on ministers to find urgent injection of capital funding

Wales sets faster target for cancer waiting times

New target aims to speed up cancer diagnosis and treatment

No-deal Brexit will put patients’ lives at risk, health unions warn ministers

RCN and Unison among unions urging government to protect medicines supply and NHS workforce

Obese nurses: protected mealtimes are vital to tackle weight issues, says academic

Richard Kyle uses Edinburgh Fringe show to highlight problem and suggest solutions

Too stressed to work: the scale of mental ill health among NHS staff revealed

Nurses and other staff deserve rapid access to mental health support – Unison

Nutritional support nurses will address ‘a basic need’ in North Lincolnshire and Goole

Charlie Ellis and Hannah Crichton say good nutrition helps patients to recover faster

‘We don’t need Prue Leith to tell us hospital food should get an overhaul’

RCN unimpressed by call for food campaigner and Bake Off judge to review NHS catering

Nurses from outside UK tell of negative workplace experiences since Brexit referendum

Foreign staff say prejudice and barriers to career progression might force them out of NHS

Nurse brings wedding day to the ward for mother of the bride

Patient Janet Adams was too unwell to attend ceremony, but didn’t miss out on the occasion

The board game that helps you identify domestic violence and abuse

Nurse lecturer’s learning tool aims to get healthcare staff talking about how they can help

Proposed £36,000 salary threshold for migrants ‘should not apply to nurses’

Think tank’s suggested minimum salary threshold sparks nurse recruitment concerns

A-level results: number of students accepted on to nursing degrees up on 2018

Nursing degree applicants confirm their university places – or prepare for UCAS clearing

Creative thinking by cancer nurses gives patients a confidence boost

Drainage bag covers help maintain patient dignity

NMC throws out cases against nurses accused of failing to raise staffing concerns

Liverpool Prison colleagues had faced FtP hearings after reviews found poor care

Nearly 7,000 NHS staff sick days in England last year due to drug or alcohol misuse

Alcohol charity says a climate of openness and support is vital

Surviving night shifts: eating a snack rather than a meal may help you stay alert

Nurses who choose a fuller meal may be more likely to get headaches and dizziness too

Work of mesothelioma specialist nurse attracts boost in funding

Asbestos disease charities fund role designed to support military veterans

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