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Last chance to vote for your Patient's Choice Award winner...

Voting in the Patient's Choice category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 closes at midnight on...

Labour promises pay rise for NHS staff

Election pledges to scrap the cap, reinstate bursary and safe staffing legislation

Hospital staff paying almost £90 a month for parking, study reveals

Nurses and porters are being charged 'extortionate' fees of almost £90 a month to use...

Nurse-turned-novelist becomes a bestseller

Mental health nurse-turned-novelist recalls teenager's remark that sparked idea for...

Parts of England cutting mental health spending, figures suggest

Five regions of England are cutting spending on mental health, figures suggest.

Patients still at risk from chronic nurse understaffing, says Unison

Chronic understaffing of nurses is continuing to put patients at risk, a survey has revealed.

Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Exclusive: Hospital food investigation

A slug in a sandwich and a Muslim patient being offered pork were among the complaints.

Patient waits more than three-and-a-half years to leave hospital

A patient with complex health needs has been waiting more than three-and-a-half years to...

Call for UK-wide alliance of mental health nurses

Professor Tony Butterworth to speak at Mental Health Practice conference on review of nursing

Hospital shops agree to limit sugary drinks

Sugary drinks will be banned from hospital shops next year, unless action is taken to cut...

Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing...

Thousands expected at RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 2,200 people have registered to attend London event

More BME nurses moving into senior positions but many staff 'still suffering in...

Black and minority ethinic (BME) nurses and midwives are continuing to 'suffer in silence'...

Number of nurses given hardship payments rockets at start of 2017

The number of hardship grants handed to struggling nurses have soared in the first three...

‘Fight for our NHS’, urge unions and nurses as PM calls election

Prime minister Theresa May has called a snap general election for 8 June.

University partners with trusts to increase nursing student places fivefold

A university providing self-funding nursing student places that have not been commissioned...

PM praises Prince Harry for talking about his mental health

Prince Harry has been praised by Theresa May after revealing he sought counselling to come...