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Survey highlights smoking and weight issues among mental health and learning disability...

Scottish Government reveals physical health statistics and bed occupancy rates in Scotland.

Drug-related deaths reach record high

Heroin and morphine use drive rising mortality rate from drug poisoning in England and Wales...

QNI announces £5,000 funding opportunity for men's health projects

Community and primary care nurses can apply for funding of up to £5,000 for projects which...

Childline receives call about suicide every 30 minutes

Record numbers of children who feel desperate are contacting the confidential counselling...

Patients need more help to self-manage diabetes, says CQC

Major diabetes review warns the NHS must do more to help patients self-manage their condition

Nurse named chief executive of the Mental Health Network

The Mental Health Network has appointed trained nurse Sean Duggan as its new chief executive

Concerns over vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland

The percentage of vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland has risen by 16% in three...

Yoga and mindfulness can benefit young people with eating disorders, clinical...

Senior clinical psychologist Sam Bottrill said yoga and mindfulness can help young people...

Practice nurses provide 'easier first stop' for young people with eating...

Young people with eating disorders can find it easier to speak to practice nurses than GPs...

‘Social networks reinforced my anorexia, but helped my recovery too’

Student Ruby Tucker highlights complex role of social media in eating disorders

Mental health conditions lengthen hospital stays for heart failure patients

Heart failure patients who are also affected by a mental health condition are more likely to...

Nurses' key role in preventing suicides

Nurses are best placed to develop a rapport and communicate with patients at risk of suicide...

Call for debate on future of nursing education

A new report from the Council of Deans of Health is calling for discussion on what new...

New videos for nurses on how to care for women and girls affected by FGM

Four short YouTube videos will help nurses care for women and girls who have been affected...

Protection ‘top priority' when fabricated child illness suspected...

School nurse conference told authorities often focus on the reasons parents fake illness in...

Warning over school nurse numbers

RCN highlights that the number of school nursing post has fallen by 13% since 2010

Funding to curb use of police cells as place of safety for mental health crises...

The first wave of funding for a £15 million programme to prevent police cells being used as...

Nurses' sickness absence rates almost four times higher than doctors

New sickness absence rates show nurses have one of the highest sickness absence rates across...

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