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Barriers to compassionate care

Report: nurses face major barriers in delivering dedicated and compassionate care

English language test score will not be lowered, insists NMC

English language standards for European nurses joining the register will not be lowered, the...

Exclusive: Absence figures reveal extent of depression among nurses

Tens of thousands of NHS nurses have taken time off work due to anxiety, stress or...

Diversity exhibition set to open at the RCN

An exhibition celebriting diversity in nursing is set to open at the RCN next month.

One in four 14-year-old girls are depressed, research finds

Almost one in four girls and one in ten boys aged 14 are depressed, researchers have found.

NSPCC: 1.2m abused children let down by inadequate mental health services

About 1.2 million children who have been abused or neglected are being let down by mental...

Nurse numbers fall, as EU nationals head for the exit

Nurse and health visitor numbers in England fell by 1,071 in a 12-month period, latest data...

Grenfell tragedy 'triggered unprecedented mental health response'...

The Grenfell Tower tragedy triggered a mental health crisis of an 'unprecedented' scale, a...

NMC to decide whether to release draft standards for nursing associates

The draft version would be sent to sites that are piloting the role.

International Council of Nurses appoints interim chief executive

Senior nurse who developed a national aptitude test for overseas nurses applying to work in...

Failing to scrap pay cap could hamper recruitment and morale, says IFS

Failing to remove the cap on health sector pay increases would increase problems with ‘...

Give new students mindfulness classes to help them settle, report urges

College students should be assigned mentors, offered relaxation and mindfulness classes, and...

Trusts hope to grow their own nurses

New pathway to help healthcare assistants train to become registered nurses

Time for 'nurse' to be protected title?

Study revealed some trusts call unqualified support staff 'nurses'.

Lib Dems: give nurses and other NHS staff 'a proper pay rise'...

Norman Lamb calls for wage hike at Lib Dem party conference.

Fresh look for Scotland's Flying Start scheme for newly qualified nurses...

A national development programme aimed at newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health...

Nurse-led social media drive boosts communication with young people

The power of social media has been recognised during a week of presentations at a London...

Education committee to assess 'value for money' in higher education ...

The qualitiy of university teaching and graduate outcomes are to be examined as part of an...

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