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Nurse accepts award for helping families after Manchester Arena bombing

A bereavement nurse specialist who helped families in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena...

UK experts to speak at Lisbon addictions conference

UK experts on prescription drugs misuse and tobacco addiction are among the speakers at an...

Nurses need 5% pay increase to reach 2010 standard of living, study reveals

​​​​​Four in ten nurses are living in households where earnings are below what is considered...

Nurse raises £2,500 for charity bouncing through city streets on a space hopper

Fundraising nurse space hops for 10k through streets of Sheffield city in four hours to...

Nurses to spearhead drive on antibiotics resistance

Nurses are being asked to spearhead a campaign launched by Public Health England to tackle...

Mary Seacole statue up for top design award

Celebrated African-Caribbean Crimean war nurse Mary Seacole statue shortlisted for...

Florence Nightingale letter found during office tidy-up

A letter by Florence Nightingale expressing her vision for community nursing has been found...

Staff assaults

'Data decision leaves government blind to scale of problem'

NMC overhauls English requirements for overseas nurses

In a move it describes as ‘common sense’, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced an...

Campaign for RCN to rejoin ICN wins backing of leading nurses

A campaign to persuade the RCN to rejoin a global federation of nurses has won the backing...

Consultation launch on nursing associate role a ‘vital step’ for NMC

Consultation launch on nursing associate role to bridge gap between HCAs and registered...

Mental Health Act review

Prime minister said review will focus on ‘injustice and discrimination’ in system

Under fire Southern Health blames funding pressures after vulnerable patient injured in...

Mental health trust Southern Health has blamed government funding pressures for its failure...

Mental health detention figures highlight huge disparity between ethnic groups

According to NHS Digital figures, the number of people detained under the Mental Health Act...

Super-sized snack ban in hospitals

NHS England wants healthier options for staff, patients and visitors

WHO reinstates chief nurse post after seven-year absence

Cook Islands secretary of state for health Elizabeth Iro has been named the World Health...

'We cannot afford to lose EU nurses too'

Unions urge government to secure EU staff rights

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