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Nurses offered free woodland workshops

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

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...

Systemic problems found in NHS patient death investigations

A new review has found ‘system-wide’ problems in the way the NHS investigates patient deaths...

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...

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...

‘Significant’ concerns about morale and work pressures on prison nurses in Scotland

RCN Scotland study shows a rise in sickness absence reported by staff.

Mental Health Act detentions soared over past decade, figures show

NHS Digital data reveals a 47% increase in detentions under the Mental Health Act

Apprenticeship degrees a 'drop in the ocean' say health academics

Planned nursing degree apprenticeships will be ‘a drop in the ocean’ and will not solve the...

Second wave of test sites for nursing associate scheme revealed

The second wave of sites for training the next cohort of nursing associates has been...

Jeremy Hunt unveils details of nursing degree apprenticeships – and calls for...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has unveiled plans for the new nursing degree apprenticeships.

Nurses should not routinely use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN...

Nurses should not use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance.

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

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