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RCN: Restriction and restraint policy needs more evidence

Government policy guidelines surrounding restriction and restraint need more evidence for...

Policy briefing: Leading Change, Adding Value

We examine the latest policy and what it means for you http://www.england.nhs.uk/...

Bid to boost take-up of free flu jabs

A new leaflet has been produced to boost the take-up of free flu vaccinations among people...

Lords discuss lack of progress post-Winterbourne View

Two members of the House of Lords raise concerns about slow progress in helping people move...

Heatwave plan released

Public Health England outlines plan for alerting people to hot weather risks such as...

Fewer people with learning disabilities or autism now in hospital

Health and Social Care Information Centre reports a slight drop in England from March 2015...

Trust admits care failings and pays family compensation

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pays £80,000 to family after accepting responsibility...

Learning disability nurses receive OBEs

Queen's birthday honours list rewards 3 learning disability nurses

Delayed transfers causing hold ups

NHS England reports that demand on frontline emergency services eased in April, but blocked...

Positive Behaviour Support 4's learning disability nurse Jonathan Beebee

Positive Behaviour Support 4's learning disability nurse Jonathan Beebee who spoke at...

Confidence in nurses lower among service users

Patients said they did not receive enough emotional support when in hospital

Sturgeon: Scotland will keep bursaries

Two standing ovations for Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon as she pledges to retain...

RCN congress unanimous on 'appalling' bursary decision...

Members call for government to work with royal college on other options for student funding

Plan to drop NMC midwifery committee 'could affect patient safety'...

If government proposal goes ahead, regulation will largely be determined by another...

Tribute paid to British children's nurse killed by shark...

Nurse Doreen Collyer was passionate about her job and teaching

Nursing professors' YouTube video highlights the psychological effect of diabetes...

Research can help patients cope with the disease, say nursing academics

Volunteering plays key role in community-focused care

Do not underestimate volunteers' contribution to care, says chief nurse

Nursing lecturers step up strike action over pay

Academics to work to rule over ‘insulting’ pay offer

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