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‘Wake up’ to the burden of endometriosis for patients and the NHS, urges charity

Women wait years for diagnosis, and data show thousands seek hospital treatment each year

Sleep pod aims to help trust’s staff fight fatigue during a shift

Initiative is being trialled by doctors – with plans to roll it out to all shift workers

Independent reviewers to examine RCN’s governance – and they want to hear from members

College orders report in response to fallout from 2018 NHS pay proposal

Coronavirus: Britons on evacuation flight to be quarantined in NHS staff accommodation

Passengers transferred to Wirral trust, as first two cases are confirmed elsewhere in the UK

Florence Nightingale Foundation’s new academy will develop nurse leaders

Initiative aims to influence health policy and promote an evidence-based culture

Only one week left to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Don’t miss your chance to win a prestigious award in the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

CPR decision making: NMC to explore how to clarify requirements

Nurse regulator moves to remove doubt over what it expects from registrants

Lack of hydration at work: nurses ‘causing physical harm to themselves’, review finds

NMC study also says dehydration could impair decision-making

High cost of living makes nurses in London dream of relocation

Call for action on rents and transport as costs fuel region’s nursing shortage

Fight Fatigue campaign urges NHS to improve working conditions

Health Education England becomes latest backer of initiative

Old-fashioned view of nursing as ‘feminine’ undervalues profession, RCN study reveals

Gender inequalities persist despite the fact that nine out of ten nurses in the UK are women

CPR: we support best practice guidance, insists NMC chief executive

Regulator enters debate about its suspension of nurse who did not attempt CPR

Coloured wristbands help people with respiratory issues in the community

Their use informs emergency staff of correct oxygen level required by each patient

First overseas-trained nursing associates join the NMC register

It’s now one year since the first UK-trained cohort joined NHS teams in England

Nursing regulator to look at wider context when investigating FtP cases

New approaches should consider cause of incidents rather than individual blame, says NMC

My Daddy is a Nurse: the children’s book challenging gender stereotypes

Nursing Now campaign and chief nurse work with publisher to tackle profession’s gender divide

Post-reg education: shake-up in specialist community public health nursing standards

NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles

Knife crime: emergency care nurses lead groundbreaking project to save lives

KnifeSavers team launch specialist bleeding control kits and offer free training

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