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NHS whistle-blowers to get more protection under new proposals

Protections for NHS whistle-blowers are to be extended under new government plans.

'Serious gaps' in mental health crisis care for children, report warns...

There are 'serious gaps' in crisis care for children with mental health problems, a new...

Nurse academic calls for mandatory preceptorship year for all new nurses

All new nurses should complete a mandatory preceptorship year to help them meet new Nursing...

MPs warn a Brexit NHS staffing crisis is brewing, but Hunt downplays fears

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has downplayed fears that Brexit will lead to a collapse in the...

Look after your staff, RCN chair of council urges employers

Organisations must support nurses' well-being if they are to deliver high standards of care.

Homeless health key issue for nurses, highlights QNI event

Nurses play an important role in minimising the impact of homelessness on families' health,...

Blame culture and lack of access hinders youth mental health treatment

Ease of access to appointments and a blame culture are preventing children and young people...
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Vote now for Patient's Choice

Voting is now open for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the...

'Take a break', trust tells staff

Campaign encourages staff to take frequent breaks and improve their health and well-being.

Exclusive: Nurses have say on NHS

More than half of nurses (52%) are considering quitting the NHS as work pressures continue...

Young people lack confidence in seeking support, survey reveals

One third of young people say they lack confidence in asking their schools for support when...

Make suicide awareness training mandatory, says RCN

The RCN has backed a call for suicide awareness training to be made mandatory for all health...

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National...

Ruby Wax to host mental health chats in M&S cafes

Marks and Spencer is to host mental well-being chat sessions in 11 stores as part of a...

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as...

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