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Kate Garraway champions nursing in new film

The TV star and ambassador for the RCNi Nurse Awards is shining a light on nursing

UK snow: Nurses defy weather to get to work

Some 'walked for hours' in freezing temperatures to get to patients

Wales to get 161 more nurse training places next year

Nurse training places in Wales will rise by almost 10% next year as part of a £107 million...

RCN governing body elect new chair and vice-chair

NHS Professionals head of workforce insight Maria Trewern to take over RCN council chair in...

Hunt calls for multi-year deal on nurses’ pay

Government also wants 'improvements to productivity'

More being helped by talking therapies on NHS

More people with anxiety and depression are gaining access to NHS talking therapies in...

Hospital volunteers set to double

Patients are to receive more support from volunteers in NHS hospitals in England, with a new...

More nurses having flu vaccination could cut absence rates, study shows

Persuading more nurses and other NHS staff to have the flu vaccination could dramatically...

Urgent action needed on obesity among nurses, study shows

Action is needed to address obesity among healthcare staff, with one in four nurses in...

Government pledges to improve support for children's mental health...

New scheme will fund senior leads for mental health in English schools and colleges

Latest UCAS figures reveal implications of bursary removal in nursing applications

The number of mature students accepted onto nursing degree courses has heavily declined with...
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Patients’ chance to nominate their hero for an RCNi Nurse Award

Nominations are now open for one of nursing’s most prestigious accolades, in which patients...

HEE chief looks to rebalance funds to ensure nurses' continuing professional...

More funding for nurses' continuing professional development will be found, according to the...

Nursing tops poll of most trusted profession for second year running

Nursing remains the most trusted profession in Britain for a second consecutive year, the...

Bursary cut could further decrease numbers of mental health and learning disability...

RCN general secretary Janet Davies says shortage of specialist nurses is ‘very, very...

Department of Health to hold consultation over draft guidance for restraint restrictions

Draft guidance on the reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for...

RCN general secretary Janet Davies slams government for nursing pay insult

Government suggestions that any pay rise for nurses must be linked to improved productivity...

NMC sees rise in interest after change to language tests

The Nursing and Midwifery Council says more than 4,000 nurses and midwives have expressed...

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