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Dehydrated nurses in hot weather are a patient safety issue, RCN warns

College says that staff must take breaks and have access to water throughout shifts to avoid...

Public ‘want EU nurse recruitment to continue post-Brexit’

Regardless of how they voted in referendum, most people want EU nurses to stay, poll shows

RCN guidance aims to help nurses protect domestic abuse survivors' ability to vote...

Guidance explains how to attest to an individual's right to electoral roll anonymity

NHS pay deal: RCN general secretary issues extraordinary personal apology

NHS pay deal amounts to less than nurses were promised, says RCN

Number of overseas nurses registering in the UK is going up

NMC credits registration reforms for recent boost to the UK workforce

Human papillomavirus vaccine to be offered to boys in England

HPV vaccine programme for adolescent boys aims to cut incidence of related cancers

Antibiotics database aims to spur new research as concerns on drug effectiveness grow

UK collaboration's AntibioticDB database will help develop new drugs and reinvestigate...

Noise levels affecting children's recovery, sleep research reveals...

Children losing more than an hour's sleep on hospital wards, study finds

NMC appoints interim chief executive

Former head of St John Ambulance Sue Killen takes over from Jackie Smith

NHS trusts set to trial settlement process for European nurses

Digital applications mean EU workers in UK could be granted settled status

Matt Hancock: 'determined to return commitment put in by staff'...

New health and social care secretary commits to championing undervalued staff

New York nurses receive $20.8 million settlement for gender discrimination

City of New York concedes that nurses can retire early due to ‘physically demanding’ role

Investment vital to ensure NHS plans a reality for mental health workforce

Targeted recruitment drive needed to fill 7,600 mental health nursing vacancies, says RCN’s...

HPV vaccination programme to be extended to boys in Scotland and Wales

Adolescent boys will have vaccine to offer protection from HPV-related disease and cancers

MP voices concern for CPD cuts in bid to improve staff retention

Department of health and social care to look at recommendations addressing CPD cuts

Call for nurses to ‘do 10,000 of anything’ to help colleagues in need

#10kForNurses campaign supports staff experiencing hardship

Two nurses sentenced for defrauding NHS

Two nurses have been sentenced after admitting defrauding the NHS in separate incidents

Rules eased on overseas nurses retaking exam

Overseas nurses will only have to retake the part of a competency exam they fail

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