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Image of two abstract figures facing each other. This article argues that children’s continence services need to be integrated and community-based to provide effective care

Applications invited for new children's nursing research awards

Two awards on offer for a children's nurse and nursing student to present their research

Anne Marie Rafferty

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

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Patient’s Choice: The inspirational nurses nominated by the public

The award enables patients and their families to recognise nurses who have made a difference

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RCNi Decision Support: find out how our new digital tool can enhance your practice

Advice from experts will help nurses base their clinical decision-making on best practice

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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 safety

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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 working in the NHS on its first day

Online access to RCN research conference now available

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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