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Standards for nursing associates to be drawn up by NMC

Professional standards for the work of nursing associates will be drawn up by the Nursing...

Pressure mounting on government to scrap pay cap

The RCN’s summer of protest is set to continue amid mounting pressure on the government to...

Staff at four hospitals to strike for better pay

Cleaners, porters and security staff at four London hospitals will stage three-day strike...

Now's the time to nominate exemplary nurses for Kate Granger awards...

Chief nurse urges more nurses to nominate colleagues and teams for Kate Granger...

UK nurse numbers fall for first time in recent history

More nurses and midwives are leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register than are...

Collaboration between emergency departments helps nurses share best practice

NHS trusts across south east England are running courses for emergency nurses that help them...

MP vote on policy amendment to lift nurse pay cap

MPs debated Labour Party amendment to the Queen's Speech to lift the public sector pay cap.

Nurses take protest over pay to Department of Health

Nurses across England and Scotland intensified their demands for a pay rise as the RCN's...

Patients Association appoints new chief executive

The Patients Association’s appointment of Rachel Power as chief executive marks the start of...

Hospital fire safety under spotlight after Grenfell

The NHS has confirmed it is reviewing fire safety procedures in the wake of the Grenfell...

Finsbury Park mosque attack: senior sister praises team’s response

The senior sister in charge of the unit where patients were treated following the terror...

Nurses across UK to start ‘summer of protest’ rallies next week

The first wave of RCN ‘summer of protest’ rallies will begin next week, with nurses makking...

Give nurses breaks during heatwave, employers urged

Nurses are at risk of dehydration during hot weather, warns Royal College of Nursing.

NHS workforce 'scarcely mentioned' in Queen's Speech, says RCN...

College disappointed with government's legislative programme.

Guidance for nurses on how to record public health impact

A new toolkit has been created by Public Health England and the Royal Society for Public...

RCN wants patients’ pets allowed in hospitals

The RCN is encouraging more hospitals to explore animal therapy and will launch a nationwide...

New framework sets out career pathway for emergency nurses

RCN launches competency framework to aid recruitment and retention in the specialism and...

UK nurse receives high honour

A leading UK nurse has received the Great Cross of Spanish Nursing for his efforts to...

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