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Efforts to tackle FGM hampered by cuts to school nursing

Cuts to school nursing numbers and workforce pressures are hampering efforts to eradicate...

The Archers domestic abuse storyline highlights need for family support, say health...

Two in five health visitors say support for families affected by domestic abuse in England...

Post-Brexit England faces huge shortage of midwives, says RCM

‘Huge’ shortage of midwives looms if staff from European Union countries are barred from...

New partnership for the Royal College of Midwives

RCM teams up with Emma’s Diary to provide support for pregnant women and first-time parents.

‘School nurses could overlook abuse due to paperwork burden’

School nurses spend so much time on paperwork that abuse or neglect could be missed, says...

Win a trip to Lapland in the RCN Christmas card competition

The RCN has launched a Christmas card competition that could win one lucky child and their...

Stillbirth and neonatal death charity publish new guidelines for nurses

Sands has updated its guidelines for nurses caring for people affected by pregnancy loss and...

Childline receives call about suicide every 30 minutes

Record numbers of children who feel desperate are contacting the confidential counselling...

Concerns over vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland

The percentage of vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland has risen by 16% in three...

Practice nurses provide 'easier first stop' for young people with eating...

Young people with eating disorders can find it easier to speak to practice nurses than GPs...

New guidance outlines nurses' role in tackling falling child vaccination rates...

Role nurses can play in tackling falling child vaccination rates in England has been...

Call for debate on future of nursing education

A new report from the Council of Deans of Health is calling for discussion on what new...

New videos for nurses on how to care for women and girls affected by FGM

Four short YouTube videos will help nurses care for women and girls who have been affected...

Get familiar with social media to help pupils stay safe online

School nurses must understand the potential risks if they are to help young people think...

Protection ‘top priority' when fabricated child illness suspected...

School nurse conference told authorities often focus on the reasons parents fake illness in...

Emergency department closed to children

Trust suspends A&E services for young people

Warning over school nurse numbers

RCN highlights that the number of school nursing post has fallen by 13% since 2010

Midwife suspended for nine months over death of baby Joshua Titcombe

Midwife’s care failings before infant’s death lead to her suspension.

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