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Financial hardship is most likely to make carers lonely

Carers in the most financial need experience the worst social isolation according to the...

One in three men with poor mental health blame their jobs

Work is the ‘main factor’ causing poor mental health among men, a charity says.

Plans for more nurse training places

10,000 additional training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Nurse helps football charity promote mental health

A mental health nurse is helping volunteers for a football club's charity learn how to...

Abuse of mental health patients is increasing, figures suggest

Investigations into abuse of mental health patients have almost doubled in three years,...

Coventry University offers bursaries to encourage more men into nursing

Bursary aims to address gender imbalance on courses.

EU campaign nurses to meet NMC on language tests

A campaigning group of European nurses are set to meet with the Nursing and Midwifery...

Nurses need more understanding of domestic abuse, says RCN

RCN says nurses and midwives can help make a difference to those at risk from domestic abuse.

NHS ‘doesn’t deserve more money as it wastes cash on poor care’

The NHS needs to put its house in order and improve standards before it can justify asking...

Mental health nurses who endure verbal aggression need better support

More attention should be paid to helping mental health nurses manage their reactions to...

Radical changes to school nurse role in Scotland leads to resignations

Recommendations to further develop the skills of nurses following a review of new models of...

Isle of Man nurses to get 2.5% pay rise

Nurses on the Isle of Man are set to receive a 2.5% pay rise following an arbitrated...

Nurse MPs clash over pay cap campaign

A Conservative MP and cancer nurse who voted against removing the public sector pay cap has...

RCN and NMC hit back at ‘misguided and disrespectful’ newspaper column

The heads of the RCN and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have written to a national...

Nurse urges tighter curbs on online diet pills after daughter's death...

A nurse whose daughter died after taking online diet pills containing a toxic chemical is...

Pledge for thousands more mental health nurses

But RCN says 'more hard cash' needed to make plans reality

Industrial action threat over pay ‘very much alive’, RCN warns

The RCN will ballot members over industrial action later this year if the government...

Nurses across the UK campaign for fairer pay

40 events held as part of Scrap the Cap campaign

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