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Nurses praised for courage during hospital blaze

Staff helped evacuate patients during fire at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Global dementia action plan welcomed by health experts

Global action plan will help tackle needs of around 47 million people who have dementia...

New government faces fresh threats of pay protests

'The government has one last chance to scrap the cap,' Janet Davies has warned

RCN urges nurses to get to place of safety in terror attacks

Following the terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, where one nurse died trying to...

Nurses need to learn how to influence policy, says new ICN president

Nurses must collaborate more with other professions and have a broader understanding of...

Nurse vacancies at all-time high in Scotland

Vacancies and spend on temporary staff continue to rise.

General election

Nursing students have their say ahead of polling day

Nurses urged to vote by RCN general secretary

The voice of nursing must be heard, RCN general secretary Janet Davies has said in a her...

Corbyn pledges to bring back nursing bursaries if Labour wins election

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to bring back nursing student bursaries '...

Initiative offers advice on life-saving first aid after a terrorist attack

CitizenAID provides simple advice on how to deal with injuries following a major incident.

Green Party pledges to abolish prescription charges in England

Party wants an NHS that is genuinely free at the point of use.

No magic money tree to fund NHS, Theresa May tells nurse

A who nurse challenged Prime Minister Theresa May over the 1% pay cap was told more money...

Cuts to infection prevention seen as threat to patient safety

Cuts to investment in infection prevention threaten patient safety, the Infection Prevention...

NHS survey – what inpatients really think about nurses

Almost four in ten hospital patients say there are not enough nurses on duty – survey.

'NHS planning to delay spending to balance books'...

New figures suggest the NHS in England is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half...

NHS Improvement clarifies advice on tax for agency and bank staff

NHS Improvement has reined back on a blanket approach to enforcing new tax rules for bank,...

Poor Brexit deal could upset our NHS plans, says Hunt

Conservative plans to train more nurses and doctors and put extra cash into the NHS depend...

New WHO director-general makes major commitment to nursing

The new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has affirmed his support for...