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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.

£5 million fund to improve support for mental health support for new and expectant...

A £5million fund for perinatal mental health services has been announced as the first step...

Long-awaited government plan highlights how nurses can help tackle childhood obesity

Government's new childhood obesity strategy, which calls on nurses to help tackle the...

Childhood obesity strategy to be unveiled

Government's strategy to be published on Thursday

Trust recruiting new nurses

£300k plan to curb staff shortages

'Halt reduction in health visitor numbers'

Health visitor funding must be protected, says RCN

'Children's health at stake'

RCN warns of shortages of paediatric nurses and doctors

Top nurse appointed to help turn around Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Leading nurse Elaine Inglesby-Burke has been announced as the new chief nurse at Pennine...

Spate of measles outbreaks at music festivals sparks MMR plea

Measles cases at summer festivals prompt Public Health England to issue vaccination reminder

Nurses urged to apply for £10,000 leadership scholarship

Florence Nightingale Foundation leadership scholarships are open to applicants. Aspiring...

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