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Labour claims drop in NHS staff numbers

Safe staffing not being taken seriously by government, says alliance leader

Nurses praised for standing together and halting shift changes

Trust pledges to work with staff after backlash to make service better for themselves and...

Matron stars in hand hygiene rap video

The importance of handwashing has been highlighted in a music video performed by hospital...

Bid to reverse scrapping of nursing bursaries fails

MPs vote overwhelmingly to press ahead with health education funding changes and switch to...

NICE publishes recommendations to increase uptake of HIV testing

Healthcare professionals should be recommending and offering HIV tests in GP surgeries and...

Statue to Mary Seacole, nurse hero of Crimean War, to be unveiled

Four-metre bronze is first statue in UK in memory of a named black woman

Dementia patients missing out on key services

People with dementia in care homes are getting a second-class service from the NHS,...

Union predicts workforce crisis if plan to axe bursaries goes ahead

Unite calls changes to nursing student bursaries ‘a cynical cost-cutting exercise’

Cast your vote for RCN’s major contemporary art event

Venues compete to host Peter Liversidge's work

US military report admits attack on MSF hospital was an error

Charity welcomes publication but repeats call for an independent investigation into attack...

Less than half of new parents seek help for mental health issues, survey reveals

Healthcare staff need training on how to talk to new parents about their mental health, says...

Revalidation's first group record 90% success rate...

NMC says figures allay any fears that more people will leave the register because of new...

International Council of Nurses calls for urgent action to eliminate nuclear weapons

ICN highlights the risks to humanity posed by nuclear weapons

RCN head Janet Davies defends nursing as a graduate profession

Janet Davies was talking on a special edition of Radio 4's Woman's Hour

Opposition MPs set to challenge government over plans to ditch NHS bursary

Nursing students plan to demonstrate outside parliament to support the challenge

More research is needed on key issues, says RCN head

RCN general secretary Janet Davies argues more evidence is needed to answer biq questions...

Booklets aid midwives in diversity and equality issues

Royal College of Midwives’ seeks to nurture inclusive service with five new publications...

Staff not to blame for failings at mental health trust

CQC inspectors find 'despite best efforts', risks identified were not prioritised by senior...

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