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New dementia strategy for nurses

Nurses caring for those with dementia are urged to fit the care they provide to the...

New mother and baby units for women in mental health crisis

Procurement is underway for three new Mother and Baby Units in England for women with mental...

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Nurses transform emergency call responses at major ambulance trust

Mental health nurses working in the emergency calls team at London Ambulance Service are...

Nurses' views sought on suicide prevention in Northern Ireland

Nurses' views are sought for a consultation into Northern Ireland's suicide...

Northern Ireland healthcare staff to assess dementia training needs

A dementia learning and development framework has been launched in Northern Ireland to help...

Trust offers band 5 nurses £1,000 'golden hello' bonus

To recruit more nurses for its adult inpatient units, Humber NHS Foundation Trust is...

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...

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