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Nursing voted most honest and ethical profession in US poll

Nurses have been voted the most trustworthy professionals for the fifteenth year in a row in...

Study finds ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes

A study has found a ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes.

Deadline looms for RCN mentorship scheme

A pioneering nurse whose recycling project saved £50,000 is urging others to put their ideas...

‘Drastic’ fall in nursing degree applications since bursary cut

Nursing leaders voice concern about reduction since the government withdrew funding for...

NHS in England ‘buckling’ under spending controls, think tank warns

The NHS in England is ‘buckling’, a think tank has warned, with levels of funding failing to...

Surprise starring role for NHS nurses' choir in Michael McIntyre Christmas special

A nurses' choir were in for a surprise when they landed a starring role in a festive TV...

Nurses offered free woodland workshops

NHS staff are being offered the chance to relax in woodland as part of workshops to ease...

Fears for quality of nursing care on ‘overwhelmed’ wards this winter

Pressures on hospital beds is so severe that the equivalent of seven extra hospitals had to...

Acute limb compartment syndrome: new tool for emergency nurses

A new tool has been developed to help nurses on emergency wards identify quicker the signs...

Using online essays to cheat ‘may put patients at risk'

Patient safety could be at risk if nursing students cheat by passing off as their own work...

RCN launches updated guidance on infusion therapy

Updated guidance on infusion therapy has been published by the RCN.

Concern over capacity for apprentice and associate placements

The RCN says existing registered nurses will face increased pressure due to the volume of...

Bursary to stay in Wales – but nursing students must work in the country for two years...

Bursaries will continue to be available to new nursing students in Wales next year — but...

University sets up £200K fund to help nursing students

A university has set up a £200,000 fund to help nursing students cope with course costs when...

Sharp rise in number of patients forced to wait for a hospital bed

There has been a sharp rise in the length of time people wait for a hospital bed after being...

CNO rejects nursing associate claims

Not a 'cheap replacement for nurses', says England's chief nursing officer

Nursing the 'most trusted profession'

Poll finds UK public has faith in nurses' truthfulness

Four out of five nurses struck off NMC register last year were over the age of 40,...

Four out of five nurses struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register last...

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