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'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

Rapid treatment chair cuts chemotherapy waiting times

Nurse-led service at Wirral cancer centre frees up bays for patients requiring more complex...

Teenagers with cancer need access to fertility preservation services, urges nurse expert

Valerie Peddie has emphasised the lack of fertility knowledge among young people with cancer

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this...

Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

Hospice choir hoping for Christmas number one

A nurse and a 94-year-old patient are among the singers hoping for a hit single this...

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and...

Child health nurse wins RCN Wales nurse of the year award

Sian Thomas won the prestigious RCN Wales nurse of the year award for ensuring a child with...

Substituting nurses with nursing assistants linked to higher patient death risk, study...

Reasearch shows one professional nurse substitution associated with a 21% rise in patient...

Quarter of women in England missing out on potentially life-saving cervical cancer...

One in four women eligible for screening did not receive checks last year, new data shows.

New framework for cancer nursing launched

A new framework for cancer nursing has been launched that will allow nurses to match their...

Plagiarism and exam cheating among thousands of academic misconduct cases on UK nursing...

A Nursing Standard investigation reveals thousands of UK nursing students have been involved...

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

Nurse consultant appointed to key chemotheraphy role

Lesley Sheen is believed to be only one of five chemotherapy nurse consultants in the UK

Cancer patients ‘face discrimination on return to work’

Almost one in five people who return to work after being diagnosed with cancer faces...

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...

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