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Deadline looms for RCN mentorship scheme

A pioneering nurse whose recycling project saved £50,000 is urging others to put their ideas...

‘Drastic’ fall in nursing degree applications since bursary cut

Nursing leaders voice concern about reduction since the government withdrew funding for...

Surprise starring role for NHS nurses' choir in Michael McIntyre Christmas special

A nurses' choir were in for a surprise when they landed a starring role in a festive TV...

Nurses offered free woodland workshops

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

School nurses should brush up on oral hygiene to fight tooth decay, says NICE

School nurses and teachers should supervise children brushing their teeth to help drive down...

Royal London Hospital warned over maternity unit security

The biggest hospital in Europe has been ordered to improve security, after inspectors found...

Breast cancer survivor sets up charity and graduates as a midwife

A mother who beat breast cancer twice and set up a charity to help others in a similar...

Children’s nurse wins prize for research into mentor support for students

A poster exploring how children’s nursing students are supported during community placements...

RCN launches updated guidance on infusion therapy

Updated guidance on infusion therapy has been published by the RCN.

People with eating disorders ‘sent to Scotland due to bed shortage’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says sending vulnerable people hundreds of miles away for...

Concern over capacity for apprentice and associate placements

The RCN says existing registered nurses will face increased pressure due to the volume of...

Families of children with life-limiting conditions must be put at the heart of care,...

New guidelines help healthcare staff to navigate end of life care planning for children and...

Bursary to stay in Wales – but nursing students must work in the country for two years...

Bursaries will continue to be available to new nursing students in Wales next year — but...

Family pays tribute to ‘inspiring’ nursing student as they accept her posthumous degree

The family of a nursing student who died earlier this year have paid tribute to their ‘...

University sets up £200K fund to help nursing students

A university has set up a £200,000 fund to help nursing students cope with course costs when...

Health visitors reveal risk to young families of public health cuts

Most health visitors’ workloads have increased in past two years.

Nurses in Yorkshire offered stark choice over their NHS pension

South Yorkshire community nurses forced to accept inferior terms and conditions to protect...

Singer Paloma Faith pays tribute to 'incredible' NHS staff after birth of...

The nurses and midwives who cared for Paloma Faith during the birth of her first child have...

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