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Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

New executive director for Council of Deans of Health

The Council of Deans of Health has announced the appointment of a new executive director.

Contribution of Caribbean and African nurses celebrated in new documentary

New BBC4 documentary tells the story of the thousands of women from the Caribbean and Africa...

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and...

Trust chief executive reveals racism towards staff following Brexit result

Dame Julie Moore described the situation at her NHS trust post-Brexit to a House of Lords...

RCN re-elects Cecilia Anim as president for second term

Ms Anim will remain in post for the next two years following a membership vote.

EXCLUSIVE: Hundreds of district nursing posts lost since 2014

More than half of NHS trusts employing district nurses have seen a fall in their numbers...

More than a third of home care workers have no dementia training

More than a third of home care workers in England have had no training in dementia care –...

Specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals 'help nurses support victims'

Introducing specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals would help nurses to better...

Former mental health nurse will be next chair of Council of Deans of Health

The Council of Deans of Health, which represents nursing, midwifery and allied health...

Former fisherman set for new nursing role on offshore rigs

Nurse Norman Todd’s years of studying and training have led to role as health and safety...

Child health nurse wins RCN Wales nurse of the year award

Sian Thomas won the prestigious RCN Wales nurse of the year award for ensuring a child with...

Charity calls for domestic abuse support in every hospital in England and Wales

Over half of domestic abuse victims visiting hospital had accessed emergency departments a...

Substituting nurses with nursing assistants linked to higher patient death risk, study...

Reasearch shows one professional nurse substitution associated with a 21% rise in patient...

Graduates of England's first-ever nursing degree course reunited

A trailblazing group of women who campaigned to create England’s first nursing degree...

NHS transformation plans 'lack involvement from front line staff'

Plans being developed for the future of health and social care services in England, are...

Nurse taking legal action against NHS trust after patient attack

A nurse whose career ended after an assault is taking legal action against her former...

Nurse chief executive to give evidence about NHS to Lords select committee

Dame Julie Moore and Katherine Murphy to give evidence to committee on long-term...

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