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Study finds link between access to specialist nurses and stroke survival

The number of specialist nurses available to treat patients immediately after a stroke is...

RCN reveals further details of accreditation scheme for nurses working at an advanced...

The RCN has revealed further details of its accreditation scheme for nurses working at an...

Family claim death of retired nurse could have been prevented

The family of a retired nurse who died in a fall from a motorway bridge say her death could...

NHS staff turning to food banks and payday loans

Hard-pressed health service staff are struggling to make ends meet, according to Unison...

Four out five healthcare professionals subjected to bullying, new research reveals

Four out five healthcare professionals have been subjected to bullying, new research reveals.

NMC launches consultation on ‘costly and out of date’ fitness to practise process

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has launched a consultation into proposed changes to its...

Leading nurse collects OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Leading nurse Pauline Watts had a date with royalty today when she collected her OBE from...

Call to boost life expectancy of those with severe mental illness

Report says life expectancy for these patients is the same as that of the general population...

Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

Nurses are three times more likely than the average person to have experienced domestic...

Exclusive: government must recognise ‘critical importance’ of CPD for nurses

The government must recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development...

Plans to stop operations at children's heart centre 'penny pinching'...

Plans to stop operations being performed at a children's heart centre are a scandal of...

Nurses can help fight modern slavery, say NHS leaders

Nurses are being urged to help join in the fight against so-called ‘modern slavery’, in an...

‘Perfect storm’ threatens UK’s nursing workforce supply

The RCN’s labour market review has highlighted a crisis in the UK’s nursing supply including...

Body cameras aim to curb rise in attacks on nurses and other frontline staff

Security staff at a major London hospital trust are being given body cameras after attacks...

Demand forces temporary closures at one third of maternity units

Figures show average unit closed eight times in the past year, and Royal College of Midwives...

Prime minister urged to guarantee future of EU workers in NHS

Prime minister Theresa May has been challenged to give EU staff working in the NHS...

Gail Adams stepping down as Unison head of nursing

Ms Adams to leave after 14 years in the post.

Unions welcome plan for new nursing post in Department of Health

The Department of Health has said it will create its own nursing adviser post after...

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