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Emergency department waiting times target missed every month for last two years

The NHS in England last met its target for emergency department (ED) waiting times two years...

Nursing You resource created to help overweight and obese nurses tackle weight issues

A new app has launched with the aim of helping nurses to maintain the same healthy lifestyle...

Cavell Nurses' Trust aims to raise £10,000 in one month for nurses in need...

The charity supports nurses experiencing hardship.

Plans for more nurse training places

10,000 additional training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Coventry University offers bursaries to encourage more men into nursing

Bursary aims to address gender imbalance on courses.

EU campaign nurses to meet NMC on language tests

A campaigning group of European nurses are set to meet with the Nursing and Midwifery...

Nurses need more understanding of domestic abuse, says RCN

RCN says nurses and midwives can help make a difference to those at risk from domestic abuse.

NHS ‘doesn’t deserve more money as it wastes cash on poor care’

The NHS needs to put its house in order and improve standards before it can justify asking...

Emergency staff need clear guidance on acid attacks

Bystanders and health professionals can improve outcomes if they act fast

A&E should provide Wi-Fi and phone chargers, report says

People waiting in A&E departments should be given Wi-Fi access, emergency care doctors...

Isle of Man nurses to get 2.5% pay rise

Nurses on the Isle of Man are set to receive a 2.5% pay rise following an arbitrated...

Nurse MPs clash over pay cap campaign

A Conservative MP and cancer nurse who voted against removing the public sector pay cap has...

#EDFit2Sit drive helps ED patients stay active

Where appropriate, patients are encouraged to sit rather than lie

RCN and NMC hit back at ‘misguided and disrespectful’ newspaper column

The heads of the RCN and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have written to a national...

Nurse urges tighter curbs on online diet pills after daughter's death...

A nurse whose daughter died after taking online diet pills containing a toxic chemical is...

Industrial action threat over pay ‘very much alive’, RCN warns

The RCN will ballot members over industrial action later this year if the government...

Nurses across the UK campaign for fairer pay

40 events held as part of Scrap the Cap campaign

No need to complete antibiotics course, study says

Doctors’ orders to 'complete the course' for some antibiotics may be wrong, and patients...

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