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NHS nurses angry about agency ban

From 1 April, many nurses will only be able to take on extra work as overtime or through...

Nurses praised for efforts after terror attack

Staff from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust ran towards Westminster Bridge to help...

RCN backs campaign for statutory funding of children’s palliative care services

The Rainbow Trust Children's Charity is seeking more funding from the government for its...

Send selfies to help celebrate nursing, asks FoNS

Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is making a short 'Flipagram' film to celebrate World...

NHS whistle-blowers to get more protection under new proposals

Protections for NHS whistle-blowers are to be extended under new government plans.

'Serious gaps' in mental health crisis care for children, report warns...

There are 'serious gaps' in crisis care for children with mental health problems, a new...

Nurse academic calls for mandatory preceptorship year for all new nurses

All new nurses should complete a mandatory preceptorship year to help them meet new Nursing...

MPs warn a Brexit NHS staffing crisis is brewing, but Hunt downplays fears

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has downplayed fears that Brexit will lead to a collapse in the...

Look after your staff, RCN chair of council urges employers

Organisations must support nurses' well-being if they are to deliver high standards of care.

Military families at risk of homelessness, says senior nurse

Scale of the issue is not fully understood, says Wendy Nicholson.

Homeless health key issue for nurses, highlights QNI event

Nurses play an important role in minimising the impact of homelessness on families' health,...
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Vote now for Patient's Choice

Voting is now open for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the...

'Take a break', trust tells staff

Campaign encourages staff to take frequent breaks and improve their health and well-being.

Exclusive: Nurses have say on NHS

More than half of nurses (52%) are considering quitting the NHS as work pressures continue...

Young people lack confidence in seeking support, survey reveals

One third of young people say they lack confidence in asking their schools for support when...

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National...

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

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