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Governments fail on parity of esteem, congress hears

UK governments have failed to ensure mental and physical health have parity of esteem, RCN...

NMC to ‘take stock’ of language tests for overseas nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to review tests to determine the language skills of...

Recruitment and morale at risk over pay restraint, NHS Confederation warns

The NHS is in danger of facing a recruitment and morale crisis if the government does not...

Legacy of Florence Nightingale marked in Westminster Abbey service

The life and legacy of Florence Nightingale has been celebrated in a special service at...

'All nurses should be dementia-aware'

Nurses across all specialties should have an understanding of dementia

Congress backs call for review of disability benefits

Nurses spoke of the hardships faced by their patients since the disability living allowance...

Mindfulness, with the help of chocolate buttons

Mental health nurses discuss some surprising activities to manage stress, including chopping...

Mental health promises in Liberal Democrats manifesto

The Liberal Democrats party has pledged that it will introduce measures to improve mental...

Get involved in NHS transformation plans, nurses urged

Nurses need to be ‘knocking on the door’ to ensure their voices are heard in NHS...

New guide aims to help nurses fight modern slavery

RCN's new pocket guide advising nurses on how to identify and raise concerns about modern...

Call to support adult survivors of child sex abuse

Nurses need to be ‘professionally curious’ to help identify adult survivors of child sexual...

PM condemned for RCN congress no-show

Theresa May accused of showing 'contempt' for nurses

Motion to reduce practice hours defeated at congress

A motion calling for a reduction in clinical placement hours for nursing students was...

Nurse debriefings are 'crucial' but doubts raised over timing...

Nurse debriefing sessions can be an effective way to provide psychological support and to...

‘More research for autism,’ say nurses across disciplines

Increase research into autism spectrum conditions, urge nurses.

‘NHS still the fairest way to deliver healthcare’

Resolution passed at RCN congress declares UK system still offers the fairest method of...

Self-harm figures ‘probably the tip of iceberg’

The 57,000 episodes of self-harm reported in mental health services each year account for 25...

Nurses treated like ‘dirt’ by government, says Tim Farron

Nurses are being treated ‘like dirt’ by the government, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron...

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