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Claims of surge in male nursing applicants ‘ignore overall decline’

NHS England credits recruitment campaign, but others say numbers are ‘not even close to 2016’

Trust enables patients to access online health records from home

System gives patients more control over their healthcare, says Southampton trust

RCN congress 2019: fringe events include care of LGBTQ+ patients, social care and pay

Agenda also explores health challenges posed by large crowds, and staff support post-Grenfell

Nurses’ leader goes on hunger strike over pay progression row

Union president’s protest at legal move against striking nurses in Portugal

‘Nurses would be paid more if employers recognised their role as safety-critical’

Academic tells BBC Woman’s Hour male nurses get more than their fair share of top jobs
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Mental health nurses need support to develop leadership potential, says advisory group

Mental health support framework launched today aims to transform services in Wales

Nurse highlights ‘gaping void’ in care for people with young-onset dementia

Fiona Chaâbane says services lack specific skills to meet needs of this patient group

Create robust post-trauma and mental health support for staff, report advises

Health Education England commission recommends 33 improvements

Gender pay gap: male nurses disproportionately represented in profession’s top jobs

Men reach higher Agenda for Change pay grades faster than women – London South Bank study

Helen Whyley takes up permanent post as RCN Wales director

New head says she is proud to lead the team that supports and advocates for nurses

Nurses meet to start planning campaign for a safe staffing law

RCN members in England begin latest move to lobby government over nurse numbers
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Celebrate your work and others who have helped you at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019

Chair of judges Yvonne Coghill says her recent CBE ‘belongs to a lot of people’

Work-life balance driving increasing number of staff to leave the NHS

Health Foundation report highlights ‘worrying’ lack of improvement in retention rates

Irish nurses call off planned strike action

Nursing unions suspend industrial action to consider Labour Court's proposals

Welsh health minister earmarks £7 million for child and adolescent mental health

Funding follows government report to support whole-school approach to improve well-being

Digital CBT recommended as first-line treatment for children with mild depression

NICE draft guidance says wider adoption would give faster access to psychological help

Nursing student’s message to car vandals highlights hospital parking problems

RCN says this type of vandalism is ‘abhorrent and unacceptable’

Apprenticeships are our answer to steep recruitment costs, says trust chief nurse

Employer is investing in apprentices to cut dependence on attracting overseas nurses

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