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Has intentional rounding turned ward nursing into a tick-box exercise?

Routine rounds are more to do with managing risk than patient-centred care, study suggests

Northern Ireland pay dispute: nurses vote on industrial action – including a strike

RCN warns that staff could leave to work elsewhere if wage disparity remains unresolved

NHS staffing crisis: government, not nurses, should shoulder the burden – RCN

College wants ministers to be held legally accountable for short-staffing

Sepsis Six update: immediate attendance by senior clinician is made top priority

Sepsis screening tool has changed – find out what this means for nurses

Off-duty nurses praised for scrambling into action following bus crash

Staff helped to treat patients during major incident response in Devon

NMC streamlines registration process for overseas nurses and midwives

Regulator cuts red tape in bid to get applicants on to UK register as fast as possible

Suspended jail sentence for nurse who ran Botox business while on sick leave

Nicola Bevan also forged prescriptions to obtain cosmetic products for private work

Applications invited for new children's nursing research awards

Two awards on offer for a children's nurse and nursing student to present their research

For your patients’ sake, get the flu jab, senior official urges health workers

Professor says healthcare staff have a ‘very strong responsibility’ to accept vaccination

RCN condemns ‘insulting’ 5% pay offer for Guernsey nurses

College will ballot members on whether to accept or reject the offer

Climate change and the NHS: can nurses point the way to a greener future?

RCN calls for ideas on how to reduce healthcare’s carbon footprint

Body of missing children’s nurse Laurie Jones found in river

University Hospital of Wales staff nurse was last seen leaving her night shift

Respect us: hospital staff hope their simple message will keep them safe

Royal Cornhill Hospital campaign aims to protect staff from abuse or assault

RCN elects new governing council

Thirteen members are set to take their seats on the RCN’s governing council in January

Personal finance guide for nursing students offers tips for how to make money go further

RCN Money Guide for Students shares tricks for canny money management

Always remember to ask yourself: ‘could this be sepsis’?

Sepsis survivor and former nurse practitioner’s message to healthcare professionals

Trust says its halving of nurse agency spend is due to introduction of workplace perks

Benefits such as free parking and swifter payments have improved staff retention

Fewer white mature students entering nursing courses

But boost to BME student numbers, despite removal of bursary in England

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