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Health Education England consults on new strategy to address NHS staffing crisis

An expansion of the nursing Return to Practice scheme and a 25% increase in the number of...

NHS in England to publish statistics on avoidable deaths

The NHS in England will become the first health system to publish figures on avoidable...

People living alone more at risk in freezing weather, chief nurse says

Freezing winter weather poses a lethal risk for people who live alone, says England's chief...

Code Red film explains trauma team's work...

Short film offers insight into working at Royal London Hospital – Europe's biggest trauma...

Aftermath of London terror attacks and Grenfell: 89% of nurses involved did not seek...

Survey found staff turned to colleagues rather than seek professional help.

Kate Garraway champions nursing in new film

The TV star and ambassador for the RCNi Nurse Awards is shining a light on nursing

UK snow: Nurses defy weather to get to work

Some 'walked for hours' in freezing temperatures to get to patients

Risk of heart attacks, strokes rises after cold snap, NHS England warns

The risk of heart attack and stroke rises immediately after a cold snap, and the number of...

Wales to get 161 more nurse training places next year

Nurse training places in Wales will rise by almost 10% next year as part of a £107 million...

RCN governing body elect new chair and vice-chair

NHS Professionals head of workforce insight Maria Trewern to take over RCN council chair in...

RCN urges better preparations as ‘worst winter’ nears

The RCN is calling for a long-term plan to address the strain on health services in what is...

Hunt calls for multi-year deal on nurses’ pay

Government also wants 'improvements to productivity'

Hospital volunteers set to double

Patients are to receive more support from volunteers in NHS hospitals in England, with a new...

More nurses having flu vaccination could cut absence rates, study shows

Persuading more nurses and other NHS staff to have the flu vaccination could dramatically...

Urgent action needed on obesity among nurses, study shows

Action is needed to address obesity among healthcare staff, with one in four nurses in...

Latest UCAS figures reveal implications of bursary removal in nursing applications

The number of mature students accepted onto nursing degree courses has heavily declined with...
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Patients’ chance to nominate their hero for an RCNi Nurse Award

Nominations are now open for one of nursing’s most prestigious accolades, in which patients...

HEE chief looks to rebalance funds to ensure nurses' continuing professional...

More funding for nurses' continuing professional development will be found, according to the...

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