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Japanese fungus in UK hospitals

More than 200 people have been contaminated or infected with a potentially deadly strain of...

Record number of medical research volunteers

Highest number of participants signed up to clinical research studies in England last year,...

Leading nurse academic to join University of Surrey

Jill Maben will leave King’s College London for professor of nursing post at the University...

UK nurse numbers fall for first time in recent history

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

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.

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...

Congress votes to get tough on missed breaks

Employers who fail to ensure staff take required shift breaks will be challenged by the RCN...

RCNi launches new Write for us author hub

Free resources will help nurses and other healthcare professionals share best practice...

Melanie Davies is the RCN Nurse of the Year

RCN Nurse of the Year award has gone to Melanie Davies for her work championing the well-...

Nurse academics set for RCN International Nursing Research Conference

Nurse academics from across the world will visit Oxford this week for the RCN International...

Research honour for nursing workforce academic

University of Southampton professor and nursing workforce researcher Peter Griffiths named...

Radio presenter calls for law change to protect NHS staff from violence

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition to make it a criminal offence to attack NHS...

Nurses offered free woodland workshops

NHS staff are being offered the chance to relax in woodland as part of workshops to ease...

UK awards launched to recognise healthcare support staff

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched the Our Health...

Tribute paid to British children's nurse killed by shark...

Nurse Doreen Collyer was passionate about her job and teaching

Nursing professors' YouTube video highlights the psychological effect of diabetes...

Research can help patients cope with the disease, say nursing academics

Volunteering plays key role in community-focused care

Do not underestimate volunteers' contribution to care, says chief nurse

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