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Nurse academic calls for mandatory preceptorship year for all new nurses

All new nurses should complete a mandatory preceptorship year to help them meet new Nursing...

MPs warn a Brexit NHS staffing crisis is brewing, but Hunt downplays fears

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has downplayed fears that Brexit will lead to a collapse in the...

Look after your staff, RCN chair of council urges employers

Organisations must support nurses' well-being if they are to deliver high standards of care.

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to speak at doctor's tribunal...

Doctor admits 'misleading' other health professionals during airport screening in relation...
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Vote now for Patient's Choice

Voting is now open for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the...

'Take a break', trust tells staff

Campaign encourages staff to take frequent breaks and improve their health and well-being.

Exclusive: Nurses have say on NHS

More than half of nurses (52%) are considering quitting the NHS as work pressures continue...

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National...

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

New tool to help nurses develop emergency treatment plans with patients

The RCN has helped create a new tool to aid nurses and other health professionals in...

Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as...

Non-EU worker fee risks adding to staffing crisis, warns RCN

College says the government must exempt healthcare workers from new immigration charge.

Life-threatening sepsis must be treated within the hour, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is urging hospital staff to treat...

NHS 111 callers to have more access to clinicians

Service alteration aims to ease pressures on wider health service.

Wait for admission to emergency departments at record high

NHS England figures reveal 1,000 people waited over 12 hours to be admitted to emergency...

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at...

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely...

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