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NHS facing serious challenges to maintain standards of care – report

The NHS faces 'serious challenges in maintaining standards of care', with senior managers...

Jeremy Hunt under fire for voting against scrapping pay cap

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked how the government can afford a £1 billion deal...

RCNi seeks new board chair

Nursing Standard publisher RCNi is looking for a new chair to provide the board with clear...

Standards for nursing associates to be drawn up by NMC

Professional standards for the work of nursing associates will be drawn up by the Nursing...

Pressure mounting on government to scrap pay cap

The RCN’s summer of protest is set to continue amid mounting pressure on the government to...

Now's the time to nominate exemplary nurses for Kate Granger awards...

Chief nurse urges more nurses to nominate colleagues and teams for Kate Granger...

UK nurse numbers fall for first time in recent history

More nurses and midwives are leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register than are...

Community prescriptions for antidepressants double in a decade, report shows

NHS Digital figures show that antidepressant items dispensed in the community rose from 31...

Programme aims to retain NHS nurses

NHS Improvement moves to tackle nurse and clinical staff vacancies in England.

MP vote on policy amendment to lift nurse pay cap

MPs debated Labour Party amendment to the Queen's Speech to lift the public sector pay cap.

Call to ‘get a handle’ on reducing travel distance for mental health patients

Patients are being asked to travel as far as 500 miles from home in order to access mental...

Planned social care savings 'will hit older and disabled people'...

Survey of council directors of social services across England found there are plans to save...

Breaching patient confidentiality may be necessary to prevent suicide, experts argue

Psychiatrists say families should be seen as potential partners in suicide prevention.

Talking therapy targets missed in England

Nearly six in ten clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are failing to ensure targets are met...

Nurses take protest over pay to Department of Health

Nurses across England and Scotland intensified their demands for a pay rise as the RCN's...

Patients Association appoints new chief executive

The Patients Association’s appointment of Rachel Power as chief executive marks the start of...

Teachers receive extra training in children’s mental health issues

Teachers who have been given special training to deal with pupils' mental health problems...

Hospital fire safety under spotlight after Grenfell

The NHS has confirmed it is reviewing fire safety procedures in the wake of the Grenfell...

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