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RCN welcomes decision to allow medicinal cannabis prescribing

Guidance on prescribing, and which conditions it can be used to treat, will follow

Dehydrated nurses in hot weather are a patient safety issue, RCN warns

College says that staff must take breaks and have access to water throughout shifts to avoid...

RCN guidance aims to help nurses protect domestic abuse survivors' ability to vote...

Guidance explains how to attest to an individual's right to electoral roll anonymity

Public ‘want EU nurse recruitment to continue post-Brexit’

Regardless of how they voted in referendum, most people want EU nurses to stay, poll shows

NHS pay deal: RCN general secretary issues extraordinary personal apology

NHS pay deal amounts to less than nurses were promised, says RCN

Number of overseas nurses registering in the UK is going up

NMC credits registration reforms for recent boost to the UK workforce

Human papillomavirus vaccine to be offered to boys in England

HPV vaccine programme for adolescent boys aims to cut incidence of related cancers

Noise levels affecting children's recovery, sleep research reveals...

Children losing more than an hour's sleep on hospital wards, study finds

NMC appoints interim chief executive

Former head of St John Ambulance Sue Killen takes over from Jackie Smith

Government launches consultation on physical and mental health education

RCN welcomes proposals, but warns about lack of school nurses to help students with...

TV advertisers must do more to protect children’s mental health, says NHS England

Letter to Advertising Standards Authority cites risk of body image pressures

NHS trusts set to trial settlement process for European nurses

Digital applications mean EU workers in UK could be granted settled status

Matt Hancock: 'determined to return commitment put in by staff'...

New health and social care secretary commits to championing undervalued staff

New York nurses receive $20.8 million settlement for gender discrimination

City of New York concedes that nurses can retire early due to ‘physically demanding’ role

Investment vital to ensure NHS plans a reality for mental health workforce

Targeted recruitment drive needed to fill 7,600 mental health nursing vacancies, says RCN’s...

HPV vaccination programme to be extended to boys in Scotland and Wales

Adolescent boys will have vaccine to offer protection from HPV-related disease and cancers

Parents of babies in neonatal care failing to receive mental health support

Many parents lack access to mental health support when babies are in neonatal care – survey

MP voices concern for CPD cuts in bid to improve staff retention

Department of health and social care to look at recommendations addressing CPD cuts

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