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Leading nurse collects OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Leading nurse Pauline Watts had a date with royalty today when she collected her OBE from...

Northern Irish nurses to receive 1% pay rise after seven-month wait

A pay rise of 1% promised to nurses in Northern Ireland seven months ago will finally appear...

Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

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

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...

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...

Learning disability nurse given OBE

Gwen Moulster received the honour from Prince William at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, in...

Learning Disability Nursing Award now open for entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Learning disability nurses are invited to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 - the UK nursing...

Campaign launched to tackle hate crimes against people with learning disabilities

A campaign has been launched to tackle hate crime against people with learning disabilities.

Not enough learning disability nurses for future patients

By 2021 the number of people with learning disabilities will increase by 14%, without the...

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses urged

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses are warned.

Book clubs to aid nurses with patients who have learning disabilities

Book clubs can help lessen anxiety about healthcare for those with learning disabilities.

New resource will help mental health nurses care for those with learning disabilities

A new resource will help mental health nurses to better support and care for people with...

Learning disability nurses 'can change people’s perceptions'

A service user has said learning disability nurses can play a vital role in educating other...

Learning Disability Mortality Review addressing premature deaths

People with learning disabilities are three times more likely to die from treatable causes...

GPs’ role vital in care for people with learning disabilities, say nurses

GPs play vital role in improving care for people with learning disabilities, nurse leaders...

Too many people with learning disabilities being admitted to hospital, says lead nurse

Too many people with learning disabilities are still being admitted into hospital as...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

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

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