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Former nurse who had heart attack at 38 highlights diabetes connection

Number of cardiac problems and strokes expected to soar due to diabetes epidemic 

Major trauma centres improve patient survival rate by one fifth

Trauma Audit and Research Network report says 1,600 lives have been saved since 2012

RCN announces date of Extraordinary General Meeting about NHS pay deal communication

Event to take place at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in September

Nurses in Wales to vote on 6.5% pay rise

RCN in Wales to consult members on annual pay increases and faster pay progression

RCN issues adult safeguarding training for all healthcare staff

Guidance outlines training programme to ensure vulnerable patients are protected from...

Janet Davies to step down as RCN general secretary

‘It has been a great honour to represent my profession at the highest level,’ she says

Band 7 nurse is removed from the register over revalidation inaccuracy

Lesley Pollero claimed she had a reflective discussion with her line manager

Nurse's death by suicide should serve as warning to profession...

Toxic workplace and 'put up and shut up' culture still pervades the NHS

Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient...

RCN, unions and Scottish Government agree pay increase of at least 9% for nurses

Deal leaves nurses in Scotland ‘significantly better paid’ than those elsewhere in the UK

Mental health nurse took her own life after being 'bullied' at work...

Court told nurse was verbally abused by staff at Swansea hospital who made her life '

Nursing student numbers in England fall for second year

Reform of nurse student funding appears to be failing to boost staff and student numbers

Government consults on making first aid skills part of curriculum in English schools

Education would include cardiopulmonary resuscitation and dealing with common injuries

Bawa-Garba case: NMC has no plans to review FtP of nurse who was struck off

Bank nurse Isabel Amaro was struck off after being convicted of gross negligence manslaughter

RCN announces candidates for president and deputy president

Postal ballot will run from 11 October to 14 November

Downgrading EDs does not increase number of deaths, study finds

Researchers find the effects of increased journey times to EDs are offset by other factors

Government sticks to its nursing associates target figure, despite low uptake

Nursing associate apprenticeships are almost 1,500 below projected numbers

NMC lifts restriction on Christian nurse dismissed after discussing faith with patients

Nurse Sarah Kuteh accepts she 'went too far' by giving a patient her Bible, spokesperson said

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