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Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone to seek ‘closure’

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey is planning to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since she...

Remote Scottish island seeks new nurse

Fed up of the hustle and bustle of hospital life? A dream nursing job has just become...

Patients and nurses join forces on app-review website

Specialist nurses and patients have joined forces to create a freely accessible app-review...

Job applications soar at hospital trust after TV documentary series

A major London hospital trust which was the subject of a hit TV documentary series has seen...

Nurse at the heart of response to Sweden truck attack

A nurse was one of the first people on the scene of the truck attack in the Swedish capital...

Overseas-trained nurses given extra chance on competency tests

NMC changes rules on exams to practise in the UK, offering applicants more flexibility and...

Calls from nurses to financial helpline more than double

A charity providing financial assistance to nurses saw large rise in calls in first three...

Government ‘storing up problems’ as mature students shun nursing, RCN warns

Six thousand fewer mature students have applied to study nursing, according to UCAS figures

Nurse reprimanded after failing to perform CPR on care home resident he believed had...

Nursing and Midwifery Council panel heard nurse failed to perform CPR on care home resident...

BME nurses more likely to be referred to NMC by employer – but white staff more likely...

Black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses are disproportionately referred to the Nursing and...

'Nurses on 12-hour shifts more likely to take sick leave'

Nurses are more likely to take sickness leave if working 12-hour shift patterns, new...

More A&Es are closing their doors to ambulances, says report

Hospitals had to close their doors to ambulances almost twice as often this winter compared...

NHS could be up to 42,000 nurses short after Brexit, projection claims

The NHS could suffer a nursing shortage of up to 42,000 just six years after Brexit, a...

Nurses urged to apply for funding to improve health for BME communities

Nurses with ideas for healthcare projects to improve health outcomes of black and minority...

'Intentional rounding does not work for all patients and nurses'...

Not all patients and nurses benefit from the system on hospital wards known as intentional...

RCN to consult members on response to continued pay restraint

The RCN is to consult nurses on how it should respond to continuing pay restraint –...

Rise in nurse numbers shows Wales 'moving in the right direction' – RCN...

Report showing nurse, midwife and health visitor numbers rose 1.3% in a year are welcomed by...

Peers urge review of pay restraint and morale

Ministers should review pay policy for nurses and other NHS staff and the impact it has on...

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