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From TV nurse to ED nurse: my real-life role swap

Emergency department has all the excitement of former career, says Casualty actor

NMC receives fewer fitness to practise referrals, but higher proportion struck off

Regulator asks for registrants’ views on proposed new ways of working

Prevent emergency admissions from care homes with dedicated primary care teams, says RCN

Around one in 12 emergency admissions to hospital is for a person living in a care home

Nurse well-being at work survey: we want your views

Let us know what you think about breaks, staffing and work-related stress

Disproportionate number of black African nurses face fitness to practise process

Questions over why NMC sees so many referrals that require no further action

Dear Boris: What readers of Nursing Standard want from new PM

With Boris Johnson about to take office, readers identify nursing issues he must prioritise

NHS reliant on unpaid overtime and goodwill of staff, review body says

Pay Review Body says staff will struggle to cope unless changes are made

Public health green paper published, but ‘buried’, says RCN

Plans include steps to tackle smoking, obesity and mental health issues

Advice for nurses and employers as UK faces heatwave

RCN says staff must have time to rehydrate and take breaks in warm weather

Sepsis: hospital admissions in England have more than doubled in three years

Commentators say figure could be due to rise in awareness of the condition

Unpaid overtime and reliance on agency nurses in Wales must stop, RCN says

College briefs government with aim of informing its forthcoming workforce strategy

NMC revalidation data highlights diversity among NHS nurses and midwives

More than one third of nurses in the care home sector were trained outside the UK

What do you want the new prime minister to do for nurses?

We need your views on what actions they should take to benefit the profession

Singing children’s nurse moves viewers to tears in Great Ormond Street video

Patient's mother praises nurse Beth Porch as hundreds respond to moving clip on Twitter

Health and care services reaching tipping point, RCN warns

Nurses take their concerns over the NHS staffing crisis to parliament

Ambulance service appoints nurse ambassadors to promote profession to the public

North West Ambulance Service nurses will support colleagues’ career development too

Disinfectant fails to remove superbugs from hospital surgical gowns, study finds

Researchers find Clostridium difficile spores and advise robust infection control

Working nights: why nurses in London deserve a better deal on public transport

Campaign calls for nurses’ out-of-hours commutes to be quicker, cheaper and safer

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