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Unions protest against Gloucestershire trust’s plan to transfer NHS staff to subsidiary...

Spokesperson for Unite says 750 staff will ‘face threats to their employment’

RCN launches membership survey on decriminalising termination of pregnancy

The college's UK-wide survey of its members will help to inform its position on the the...

Spike in norovirus cases sees soaring number of hospital beds closed

A spike in cases of norovirus led to more than 800 hospital beds being closed per day in...

New organ donation proposals poised to limit family involvement

Family members could have limited say over loved ones organ donation choices, new proposals...

Reassurance is a must for EU nurses and carers ahead of Brexit

More needs to be done to reassure thousands of nurses and carers about their right to remain...

RCN Congress to discuss recruitment and retention

... And should nurses be allowed to carry water bottles

Hospital admissions for eating disorders double

The number of admissions to hospital for eating disorders nearly doubled in the seven years...

Nurses revealed to be leading producers of NHS waste

Nursing teams would benefit the most from NHS trusts employing dedicated specialist waste...

RCN criticises ‘short-sighted’ move to scrap bursary for postgraduate nursing students

College says the government ‘seems hell-bent on reducing the supply of talent into nursing’

'Even better care' to come as first phase of a neonatal unit build is...

The first phase of a new £18 million neonatal unit in Wales has been completed.

Pharmacists to be recommended as 'go to' for children with minor illnesses ...

Study finds majority of patients who called NHS 111 during winter were seen by pharmacists.
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – deadline for entries extended to 23 February

RCNi Nurse Awards - entry deadline extended

Anger from nurses as NMC votes itself a raise

Council should reduce registration fees not increase its members’ allowances, say unions

Some mental health patients face waits of up to two years for psychological therapies,...

Nine out of ten health providers keep no record of the length of time people experiencing...

Public Health England: compelling evidence on e-cigarette prescriptions for NHS patients

Public Health England has said hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and GPs could...

RCN wants your views in e-nurse consultation

Nurses asked to describe how they use technology in their practice, and how ditigal skills...

Nurses add their voice and support to protest over lack of NHS funding

Protesters took to the streets of London and other parts of the UK on Saturday 3 February to...

Fees to use NHS by temporary migrants to double

Charges paid by temporary migrants to use the NHS are to double, a move the government says...

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