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Northern Irish nurses to receive 1% pay rise after seven-month wait

A pay rise of 1% promised to nurses in Northern Ireland seven months ago will finally appear...

Call to boost life expectancy of those with severe mental illness

Report says life expectancy for these patients is the same as that of the general population...

Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

Nurses are three times more likely than the average person to have experienced domestic...

Exclusive: government must recognise ‘critical importance’ of CPD for nurses

The government must recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development...

Nurses can help fight modern slavery, say NHS leaders

Nurses are being urged to help join in the fight against so-called ‘modern slavery’, in an...

Mental health trusts missing out on crucial funding, King’s Fund warns

Vital funding to improve mental health care in England is not reaching front-line services,...

‘Perfect storm’ threatens UK’s nursing workforce supply

The RCN’s labour market review has highlighted a crisis in the UK’s nursing supply including...

Body cameras aim to curb rise in attacks on nurses and other frontline staff

Security staff at a major London hospital trust are being given body cameras after attacks...

Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Nurses play ‘crucial’ role in reducing stigma around perinatal mental health

Mental health nurses can provide the right care at the right time, a leading nurse has said.

Review uncovers failings at mental health trust

A review of 10 killings has uncovered failings at a mental health trust.

Mental Health Practice Award now open for entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Mental health nurses are invited to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 – the UK nursing...

Draft guidelines launched to tackle mental health problems among prisoners

NICE has started consultation on guidelines to improve the management of mental health...

Suicide three times higher among community treated patients, study finds

Suicides among patients treated in crisis resolution and home treatment services are three...

New resource will help mental health nurses care for those with learning disabilities

A new resource will help mental health nurses to better support and care for people with...

Exclusive: Public Health England appoints first of 28 nurse 'clinical champions...

A nurse is to teach colleagues about the benefits of physical activity as part of a scheme...

Depression and anxiety soars in young women, new figures show

There has been an alarming rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young women in the...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

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