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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

‘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...

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