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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...

Children with mental health problems ‘still being treated on adult wards’

Dozens of children with mental health problems are being treated on adult psychiatric wards...

RCN calls government response to pay petition ‘completely inadequate’

College criticises response to a petition against the 1% pay cap on NHS staff.

NHS risks losing highly-skilled workers amid Brexit uncertainty

Scotland’s health secretary has warned of the risk of losing skilled workers amid post-...

Former RCN general secretary appointed interim chair of NHS trust

Former RCN general secretary Peter Carter has been appointed interim chair of an NHS trust.

Plagiarism and exam cheating among thousands of academic misconduct cases on UK nursing...

A Nursing Standard investigation reveals thousands of UK nursing students have been involved...

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

Nurse academic to head QNI’s community leaders programme

Scheme will be available to experienced Queen’s nurses with the potential to secure a senior...

Union leader tells Lords committee of impact of pay restraint on NHS staff morale

A government requirement forcing the health service to meet the cost of the new national...

Cuts to CPD undermining moves to boost NHS workforce, academic warns

Moves to improve NHS productivity by bolstering existing nurses’ skills is being undermined...

Top nurse spearheads drive to reduce infections in the NHS

A senior nurse is spearheading plans to drastically reduce the number of life-threatening...

Nurses feature in campaign to keep people out of emergency departments this winter

Nurses, pharmacists and GPs are fronting a campaign to help people to keep well this winter...

‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...

New ‘buddies’ for future nurse leaders

Deputy directors of nursing in England offered mentoring by directors, in an effort to...

Staff underpaid after tax code problems

Staff at an NHS trust have been underpaid by up to hundreds of pounds after they were put on...

Families should never be afraid to complain to care homes, urges senior nurse

Families should never be afraid to raise concerns about the standard of care their loved...

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