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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.

Former Nurse of the Year urges others to enter RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Previous winner who launched a domestic violence service in an emergency department is...

Pauline Cafferkey given Ebola all clear

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey has tested negative for the Ebola virus after being hospitalised for...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'stable' after being rushed to hospital

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey is said to be in a stable condition after she was hospitalised for a...

Regional trauma centre boosts survival rates by more than half

More patients are surviving life-threatening injuries thanks to a regional trauma network.

Off-duty nurse saves the life of a great-grandfather – then looks after him in hospital

A quick-thinking nurse used a defibrillator to save an older patient's life and then...

Carers take loved ones to emergency department because of lack of district nurses

1 in 5 carers have taken their loved one to the emergency department (ED) due to failures in...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

Bowel cancer could be detected earlier by GPs

Study shows patients have symptoms a year before emergency bowel cancer diagnosis.

Trust’s emergency care downgraded due to lack of nurses

Inspectors rate Aintree University Hospital unit as ‘requires improvement’ following...

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Healthcare assistants being used as 'nurses on the cheap', says new report

NHS healthcare assistants (HCAs) are doing the jobs of nurses without the equivalent pay or...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct by the NMC

Ms Cafferkey faced allegations that she concealed a high temperature during her health...

NMC panel told that Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘potentially put the public at risk’

Disciplinary panel to hear further evidence today about nurse’s conduct on returning to the...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s NMC hearing begins

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces Nursing and Midwifery Council inquiry over her return to...

'Risks and benefits' to scrapping bursary...

England's CNO says nurses and midwives need to take the lead in shaping the NHS

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