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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...

Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Nurses among thousands of NHS staff making a pledge for Change Day

The national day of action for the NHS in England sees healthcare professionals come up with...

NHS on verge of midwife ‘exodus’, Royal College of Midwives warns

Midwives are being driven out of the profession by excessive workloads and poor staffing...

Staff and patients take charge of NHS Twitter account

NHS staff and patients take over the reins of the health service’s Twitter account from this...

Home care services could save NHS millions, says report

NHS providers could save around £120 million by increasing the use of clinical home care,...

Nursing associate role will reduce reliance on registered nurses, says England’s chief...

The new nursing associate role will reduce reliance on registered nurses in a health service...

Trusts to have share of £8 million training fund to improve maternity safety

NHS trusts in England will have a share of an £8 million training fund as part of a drive to...

NHS spent £25 million on agency midwives last year, RCM reveals

An investigation by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has revealed that NHS spending on...

Nurses central to success of integrated care, says health charity CEO

The head of The King’s Fund says of all the frontline health professionals needed to...

Union launches toolkit and training to tackle racism in the NHS

Step-by-step guide published to promote equality across the health service.

Gossip helps keep patients safe and organisations healthy, study claims

Workplace gossip can be a valuable early warning sign of failure in healthcare organisations...

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