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Hospital parking nets more than £120 million for NHS trusts

NHS hospitals are making more money than ever from car park charges, an investigation has...

NHS must focus on home care, says England’s chief nurse

The NHS needs to spend more money looking after people in their own homes rather than in...

Nursing leaders’ tribute to ‘hard-working and dedicated’ nurses working over Christmas

Nursing leaders from across the UK have paid tribute to the ‘hard-working and dedicated’...

Nurses making Christmas Day special for patients across the UK

Almost 90,000 nurses will be on Christmas Day duty this year, according to health union...

Nursing voted most honest and ethical profession in US poll

Nurses have been voted the most trustworthy professionals for the fifteenth year in a row in...

Study finds ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes

A study has found a ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes.

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...

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