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Pay freeze is hurting nurse morale, says RCN's longest-serving rep

Gordon Lees looked back at more than 40 years of activism for the RCN at a talk in London

Scrapping student bursary risks future mental health nursing workforce, report warns

Plans to scrap student bursaries risk worsening a recruitment crisis in mental health

Night-shift nurses 'at greater risk of infections'

Disrupted body clock increases risk, research suggests.

Nurses urged to apply for £10,000 leadership scholarship

Florence Nightingale Foundation leadership scholarships are open to applicants. Aspiring...

Safe nurse staffing laws for Wales from April 2018

Hospitals in Wales will have to implement safe nurse staffing levels under the law from

Three nurses struck off for faking patient blood sugar readings

Three nurses who faked patients’ blood sugar readings guilty of 'clear eyed and

Calls for more nursing peers in House of Lords

Increasing the number of nurse peers in the House of Lords would give the profession more...

Assaults on healthcare staff

300,000 assaulted in past five years

Sepsis 'as urgent as a heart attack', says NICE guidelines...

New NICE guideline urges nurses and other healthcare staff to be vigilant of early symptoms

Nurses teach healthcare assistants to spot pressure ulcer warning signs

Skin integrity nurses at Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust have been training...

NHS chief calls on Theresa May to reassure EU staff over Brexit

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens says hospitals could close if EU staff are forced...

Burnt out nurses at risk of PTSD, research reveals

Third of US intensive care nurses have symptoms of severe burnout, warn researchers

Safe staffing levels should be decided locally

Decisions on staffing need to be made locally and not be ruled by ratios, says new guidance

'UK is completely unprepared' to deal with nurse shortage warns RCN...

Institute for Employment Studies' report on the labour market for nurses in the UK prompts...

Positive link between graduate-level nursing care and reduction in patient mortality

A study in Qatari hospitals demonstrated that having about 70% of nursing care provided by...

Mature students will be given 'best possible assistance' to become nurses...

Government pledge comes despite plans to scrap student bursary

Delayed discharge

What you need to know about delayed discharge

Scotland facing nursing 'retirement boom'...

The number of nurses set to retire in Scotland over the next decade has risen, sparking...

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