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My Daddy is a Nurse, by Butterfly Books, challenges gender stereotypes about nursing

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

nurse sits on sofa talking to woman who is holding an infant

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

NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles

Image show emergency care Knifesavers staff in Liverpool University hospital

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

KnifeSavers team launch specialist bleeding control kits and offer free training

Sign outside High Court in Edinburgh, which reads 'High Court of Justiciary'

Nursing student freed on appeal after serving half her prison sentence for fraud

Thandiwe Matikiti had dishonestly secured public money to fund her degree

People wearing face masks in Hong Kong

Coronavirus outbreak: passengers from China to UK urged to say if they feel unwell

Government directive concerns flights from city of Wuhan

Annual emergency admissions figures for people with dementia in England have risen by 100,000 since 2012-13

People with dementia face multiple emergency admissions every year

Alzheimer’s Society says annual emergency admissions rise in England cost NHS £280 million

The governemnt has pleddged up to £8,000 in grants for nursing students in hard-to-recruit disciplines

Student grants: who will and won’t get the full £8,000 for hard-to-recruit disciplines

Only some learning disability and mental health nursing students eligible for extra £3,000

Egg Machine with Steam

Brisk breakfast: machine makes scrambled eggs for patients in 15 seconds

Trial of device at Nottingham hospital whips up a positive response

Health secretary Matt Hancock speaks from podium

Health secretary Hancock raises smiles over how ‘50,000 more nurses’ pledge is viewed

Minister was speaking at launch of Florence Nightingale Foundation academy

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Sepsis now a bigger killer than cancer, study suggests

Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017

Tyspane care home in north Devon

Nursing home manager struck off for failing to act on abuse claims

NMC sanctions three former staff at Devon care home for patient neglect

RCN Northern Ireland director, Pat Cullen, with striking members on a picket line in Belfast

Nurses’ strikes suspended: RCN and Unison to consult members on pay and staffing deal

Unions suspend industrial action after securing offer in crunch talks with health minister

Share your stories of working on nursing’s front line

Nurses are urged to share stories of front-line care delivery in an RCN survey

Nurse whistleblowing cases up almost 70%

Bullying and patient safety among reasons for complaints to NHS freedom to speak up guardians

Tributes to Jean Orr, the nurse educator whose legacy is a culture of caring

Professor Orr founded the school of nursing and midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast

Nurses in Northern Ireland offered pay parity with England and Wales

Government also gives commitments on safe staffing following historic strike action

Nurses’ pay dispute: unions to meet new health minister in bid to avert further strikes

Fresh hope for end to pay and staffing dispute in Northern Ireland

Corridor care: how it’s becoming the new normal for many nurses

Nurses reveal the risks they are witnessing to patient safety and dignity

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