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NHS being held together by superhuman staff – Robert Francis

Health service only functions because of ‘superhuman’ efforts of staff, says Mid Staffs...

Marie Curie launches resource for front line staff caring for people with a terminal...

A free online resource will help nurses and others without expertise to provide palliative...

Concern over future of NHS staff safety organisation

Nursing leaders are ‘very concerned’ over what will happen to body that advises on NHS staff...

Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

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NHS in England ‘performing at worst ever levels’ against A&E and cancer targets

New data has revealed NHS England is performing at its worst ever levels against a host of...

Patients admitted to virtual ward to avoid target breach, claims whistleblower

Staff at a hospital admitted patients to a ‘virtual ward’ to avoid breaching the four-hour...

Leaked figures point to worst month of accident and emergency delays in 13 years

Accident and emergency patients in England have experienced the worst month of delays since...

Rising number of students experience mental health problems

Colleges in England report a rising number of students experiencing mental health issues....

Scottish A&E departments experience highest demand in four years

Emergency departments in Scotland experienced their busiest December for four years.

Trust sets up first dedicated A&E sepsis team

Leicester’s Hospitals’ new sepsis team will work in emergency department and combines...

Major new survey seeks nurses' experiences

Nursing Standard and Marie Curie want to hear from you

Nurses must not be made to charge overseas patients for care, warns health unions

NHS trusts will be legally obliged from April to check if overseas patients are eligible for...

Gender stereotypes may be putting children off a healthcare career

Primary school children are more likely to identify a woman as a nurse and a man as a...

Fall in nursing degree applications

The number of nursing degree applicants in England has fallen by 23%

A&E nurses working in intolerable conditions, RCN Northern Ireland director says

RCN Northern Ireland director Janice Smyth has said nurses are ‘under extreme stress’ in...

NHS is failing to recover bills from overseas patients, say MPs

System for recovering money from overseas patients who use the NHS is chaotic, say MPs.

Nursing associates begin training at University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby have embarked on their studies to become Nursing...

People with mental health problems often receive poor care in A&E, report reveals

Patients with mental health problems attending emergency departments for physical conditions...

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