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Nurse denies dishonestly recording Pauline Cafferkey’s temperature

Nurse who volunteered to fight Ebola in West Africa denies dishonestly recording Pauline...

Specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals 'help nurses support victims'

Introducing specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals would help nurses to better...

Child health nurse wins RCN Wales nurse of the year award

Sian Thomas won the prestigious RCN Wales nurse of the year award for ensuring a child with...

Charity calls for domestic abuse support in every hospital in England and Wales

Over half of domestic abuse victims visiting hospital had accessed emergency departments a...

Substituting nurses with nursing assistants linked to higher patient death risk, study...

Reasearch shows one professional nurse substitution associated with a 21% rise in patient...

'Hero' nurse accused of misconduct over Pauline Cafferkey temperature

A nurse who helped fight ebola has appeared before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)...

Nurse-led project tackles alcohol taboo

Initiative from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s alcohol care team aims to help...

Plagiarism and exam cheating among thousands of academic misconduct cases on UK nursing...

A Nursing Standard investigation reveals thousands of UK nursing students have been involved...

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

Top nurse spearheads drive to reduce infections in the NHS

A senior nurse is spearheading plans to drastically reduce the number of life-threatening...

Nurses feature in campaign to keep people out of emergency departments this winter

Nurses, pharmacists and GPs are fronting a campaign to help people to keep well this winter...

‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...

Army nurse features in poppy appeal campaign

Army nurse Ben Poku is featuring in a Royal British Legion campaign for this year’s poppy...

Emergency nursing in ‘grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff’

Emergency nursing is in the grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff, a leading nurse said...

Nursing in disaster zones under spotlight at ‘extreme medicine’ conference

Nurses and clinicians who care for people in extreme or hostile environments, as well as...

Rise in number of nurses referred to the NMC

The number of nurses and midwives being referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council has...

Nursing associates will administer controlled medicines

Staff in new role will also carry out invasive procedures, government documents suggest.

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