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Alcohol specialist nurses key to tackling rising admissions

Alcohol nurse specialist Kerry Lyons helps run a nurse-led alcohol service in Tameside which...

RCNi receives prestigious media award

Editorial team behind Nursing Standard and nine specialist journals awarded silver in the...

Nurses awarded Winston Churchill Memorial Trust fellowships

Ten nurses and allied health professionals have been awarded fellowships to travel abroad...

Labour pledges to halt emergency department closures and review STPs

Labour shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth promised a review of closures across the...

Hands-on senior clinicians in A&E ‘could reduce demand’

Report says when consultants are in the emergency department to assess patients, there is...

Hospital patient phones branded a 'rip off'...

Relatives who call patients in hospital are still being forced to pay 'rip off' charges of...

RCN calls for politicians to end pay cap as nurses resort to hardship grants

Eight nurses a day seek urgent help to cope with the rising cost of living and one-in-four...

Prime minister avoids question on nurses using food banks

Theresa May critised by nursing leaders and Labour MPs for failing to explicitly say if it...

Ward introduces bedside nurse handovers to improve rapport with patients

How one hospital increased the amount of time nursing staff spend with patients.

England ‘faces shortfall of 42,000 nurses by 2020’

England could be hit by a shortfall of 42,000 nurses by 2020 and almost half of all nurses...

Government avoids defeat in vote on nursing bursaries

The government comfortably avoided a symbolic defeat over funding for nursing students in...

NHS staff morale hit by Brexit, say MPs

MPs say 150,000 workers face an uncertain future

More MS nurses could reduce rising A&E admissions

New analysis shows the number of emergency department admissions for people with Multiple...
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Last chance to vote for your Patient's Choice Award winner...

Voting in the Patient's Choice category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 closes at midnight on...

Stroke nurse visits Malawi to plan new unit

A specialist stroke nurse joined her colleagues on a visit to help draw up plans for a new...

Nurse who cared for terrorist attack injured set to run fundraising marathon

A trauma nurse coordinator who helped care for people caught up in the Westminster terror...

Labour promises pay rise for NHS staff

Election pledges to scrap the cap, reinstate bursary and safe staffing legislation

Hospital staff paying almost £90 a month for parking, study reveals

Nurses and porters are being charged 'extortionate' fees of almost £90 a month to use...

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