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Support network uses social media to attract men into nursing

Facebook and Twitter groups connect students with nurses to promote profession

Off-duty nurses save cyclist’s life at side of the road

Mental health team performed CPR on man who had gone into cardiac arrest

RCN Northern Ireland gets go-ahead for ballot on industrial action

Vacancies and lagging pay have become a public safety issue, college warns

Parents’ praise for nurses who delivered baby in hospital car park

Staff and student on a shift break helped deliver baby at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

NMC invites registrants to help shape its five-year strategy

Regulator asks nurses, midwives and nursing associates to suggest priorities for action

Hospital food: Unison survey highlights unappetising reality of nurses’ mealtimes

Union hits out at poor facilities and lack of basics like water and healthy snacks
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: find out who is in the finals

We reveal this year’s shortlist of fabulous nurses, healthcare assistants and teams

New guidance offers advice on alleviating staff stress and improving mental well-being

Health Education England aims to help nurses ‘deal with the pressures they often face’

Poopology: the board game that teaches staff about diarrhoea management

New learning tool embeds knowledge and ‘brings fun into teaching sessions’

Emergency department waiting times: NHS announces trial sites for new targets

A&E staff will be testing one-hour treatment target for the most critical presentations

Nurse shortages present a ‘major obstacle’ to NHS Long Term Plan

MPs also warn that financial health of NHS is worsening

The nurses who won’t feel the benefit of three-year pay deal uplift

Northern Ireland salaries slipping further behind rest of the UK, RCN warns

Knife crime risk: government proposes legal duty for nurses to raise concerns

Consultation suggests staff should report warning signs among young people

Lack of empathy and advice for nurses at work can make their back pain worse

An unsupportive workplace exacerbates musculoskeletal disorders, a study of nurses found

Assistant practitioners are being ‘overlooked and pushed to one side’

Some feel the introduction of nursing associates threatens their role

Threat of strike action averted as nurses win fight for pay parity

Jersey nurses dug their heels in because they’re paid less than allied health professionals
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Give YOUR views in major survey by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie

Nurses can share their experiences of caring for people at the end of life

Fitness to practise process ‘damages nurses’ careers’, regardless of outcome

Survey finds many exonerated nurses leave the profession or return to a lower position

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