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Substitution

Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient...

Student placement

Nursing student’s petition calls for living wage for students on clinical placement

Nursing student’s petition highlights financial toll of placements

‘New health secretary has never worked in healthcare – so he must listen to nurses’

RCN hopes health secretary Matt Hancock will use insights offered by nursing workforce

Ethel Armstrong

NHS at 70: 'a great British achievement' says PM as veteran nurse runs NHS...

@NHS Twitter account is being run for the day by 87-year-old Ethel Armstrong, who was...

Online access to RCN research conference now available

Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online

Evaline_Omondi

RCN congress agrees that government should stop health surcharge for overseas nurses

Kenyan nurse Evaline Omondi explained how the fee had affected her family

Pests

Nurses' dirty and unsafe working conditions are disrupting patient care – Labour...

'Extent of pest infestations and crumbling NHS buildings are legacy of underinvestment'

Michael Traynor

RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2018 lines up leading speakers from...

Resilience, changing nursing roles and financial challenges will be discussed at an...

Could YOU be RCN Nurse of the Year 2018?

Last few days to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession's top accolade, as the February...

Trolley corridor

Nursing Standard straw poll reveals 90% of respondents believe winter pressures are...

Nurses have demanded the prime minister and health secretary join them on the front line...

Nurse training

Health Education England consults on new strategy to address NHS staffing crisis

An expansion of the nursing Return to Practice scheme and a 25% increase in the number of...

Respiratory nurse named RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year

Cwm Taf University Health Board nurse recognised for early recognition and staff training...

EXCLUSIVE: Number of nurses leaving their posts on the increase due to stress, burnout...

The number of nurses and health visitors leaving trusts in England because of work-life...

RCN slams NHS Improvement's safe staffing resource for not being a 'binding...

NHS Improvement's draft resource on safe staffing in emergency care fails to recommend...
Free

Applications invited for new research awards

Two awards of £750 are available for qualified nurses, undergraduate and postgraduate...

Public Health England deputy chief nurse honoured for work in nursing

Joanne Bosanquet has received an honorary doctorate in recognition of her 'distinction in...

Community nursing leaders recognised at QNI awards

Nursing ‘icon’ Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, Public Health England deputy chief nurse Joanne...

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