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Matron urges rethink on heart surgery centres

Leicester unit told it can no longer perform children’s heart operations has some of the...

Funding fears over post-registration training

Funding fears over post-registration training

Review finds nurses under too much pressure

Independent Review of Children’s Cardiac Services makes 32 recommendations

Butterfly logo may prevent needless distress for families

Stickers can be placed in neonatal unit cots to alert nurses to the death of a baby

Midwives' failings led to death of nine-day-old baby, NMC rules

Failings of Lindsey Biggs and Holly Parkinson caused Joshua Titcombe to lose a '...

RCN wants CPR training in schools

RCN congress calls for schoolchildren to be taught CPR

Children’s diabetes testing falls short

Three quarters of children with diabetes in England and Wales did not have the recommended...

Too few school nurses to tackle mental health crisis

RCN congress has voted to lobby UK governments to invest in services that promote emotional...

Scotland facing nursing 'retirement boom'...

The number of nurses set to retire in Scotland over the next decade has risen, sparking...

Consultation opens into NICE guidance on end-of-life care for children

Guidelines stress the importance of communication and age-appropriate ways of chatting about...

UK awards launched to recognise healthcare support staff

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched the Our Health...

RCN calls for lessons to be learned from Bristol review

Review of children's cardiac services criticises unstable nursing leadership and poor...

Raise awareness of sickle cell disease, nurses told

All nurses need to be aware of the issues around sickle cell disease so that they can ensure...

Children should be taught CPR to save lives

Showing children how to administer CPR 'will save time, money and lives' - congress

Sturgeon: Scotland will keep bursaries

Two standing ovations for Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon as she pledges to retain...

Mental health of children 'needs investment'

UK governments must act, RCN congress told

RCN congress unanimous on 'appalling' bursary decision...

Members call for government to work with royal college on other options for student funding

School nurse investment key to tackling child mental health crisis – RCN

Survey reveals school nurses are weighed down by workload