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Academic calls for wider access to suicide prevention training for nurses

A nurse academic with a family experience of suicide has called for all nurses to undergo...

Doctors’ leaders reject a motion ‘deploring’ comments by England's chief nurse...

Doctors’ leaders yesterday rejected a motion to condemn England’s chief nurse for her public...

Hospital documentary series a real eye opener for viewers, says programme consultant

A nurse has spoken about what motivated her to help put together a new six-part documentary...

Nurses urged to lobby MPs to attend NHS pay debate

A parliamentary debate on scrapping NHS pay caps will take place at the end of this month...

Number of midwives employed in the NHS is flatlining, RCM warns

An extra 3,500 midwives are needed in the NHS in England but employment rates are flatlining...

Nurse pay looks set for parliamentary debate

Petition tops 100k signatures after nurses lose 14% in real terms

NHS Confederation appoints former GMC head as new chief executive

Organisation has confirmed appointment of former General Medical Council head Niall Dickson.

RCN urges nurses to raise patient safety concerns during the winter crisis

As the NHS comes under increasing pressure, the RCN advises nurses to ensure they raise any...

Royal College of Midwives chief executive to step down

Cathy Warwick will retire as head of the Royal College of Midwives in August.

‘Major and severe’ consequences for Jamaica as its nurses leave to work overseas

The country’s health minister issues warning on staffing levels.

Trust creates app for staff to raise concerns via mobile phones

Free app uses technology that helps staff raise concerns.

Whistleblower urges nurses to speak out

Nurses must raise concerns now more than ever

Department of Health backs overhaul of the NMC’s fitness to practise process

Fundamental changes to the NMC’s legal framework could speed up fitness to practise cases.

Unions raise concern over ‘therapy associate’ role

Health Education England may consider a ‘bridging role’ that combines nursing and therapy.

Nurses are ‘broken and distressed’ amid winter pressures, says RCN

Staff across the UK are reporting serious concerns about care quality during the worst...

UK faces shortage of 36,000 nurses by 2030, study claims

Research projection shows shortfall of thousands of nurses in the UK.

BME staff less likely to raise concerns in the workplace

Asian and black healthcare staff are significantly less likely to whistleblow than their...

Nursing assistant’s delight as colleagues throw 80th birthday bash

One of the UK’s oldest nursing assistants celebrates her 80th birthday at work.

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