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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

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

Thandiwe Matikiti had dishonestly secured public money to fund her degree

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

Government directive concerns flights from city of Wuhan

People with dementia face multiple emergency admissions every year

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

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

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

Trial of device at Nottingham hospital whips up a positive response

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

Minister was speaking at launch of Florence Nightingale Foundation academy

Sepsis now a bigger killer than cancer, study suggests

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

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