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‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...

Army nurse features in poppy appeal campaign

Army nurse Ben Poku is featuring in a Royal British Legion campaign for this year’s poppy...

Emergency nursing in ‘grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff’

Emergency nursing is in the grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff, a leading nurse said...

Nursing in disaster zones under spotlight at ‘extreme medicine’ conference

Nurses and clinicians who care for people in extreme or hostile environments, as well as...

Rise in number of nurses referred to the NMC

The number of nurses and midwives being referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council has...

Nursing associates will administer controlled medicines

Staff in new role will also carry out invasive procedures, government documents suggest.

Nurse-led crisis response team keeps people over 65 out of A&E

More than 1,000 older patients diverted from emergency care in the past year, thanks to a...

Cycling nurses raise more than £75,000 for charity

The two nurses completed a gruelling 4,000-mile cycle ride across the US.

NHS staff turning to food banks and payday loans

Hard-pressed health service staff are struggling to make ends meet, according to Unison...

Four out five healthcare professionals subjected to bullying, new research reveals

Four out five healthcare professionals have been subjected to bullying, new research reveals.

Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

Nurses are three times more likely than the average person to have experienced domestic...

Exclusive: government must recognise ‘critical importance’ of CPD for nurses

The government must recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development...

Nurses can help fight modern slavery, say NHS leaders

Nurses are being urged to help join in the fight against so-called ‘modern slavery’, in an...

‘Perfect storm’ threatens UK’s nursing workforce supply

The RCN’s labour market review has highlighted a crisis in the UK’s nursing supply including...

Body cameras aim to curb rise in attacks on nurses and other frontline staff

Security staff at a major London hospital trust are being given body cameras after attacks...

Board game teaches nurses how to care for burn injury patients

The Burns Game tests healthcare professionals with questions and scenarios about how to care...

Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Virtual nurse aims to prevent heart attacks

Cora could save lives through app, research suggests.

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