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Antibiotics database aims to spur new research as concerns on drug effectiveness grow

UK collaboration's AntibioticDB database will help develop new drugs and reinvestigate...

NMC appoints interim chief executive

Former head of St John Ambulance Sue Killen takes over from Jackie Smith

NHS trusts set to trial settlement process for European nurses

Digital applications mean EU workers in UK could be granted settled status

Matt Hancock: 'determined to return commitment put in by staff'...

New health and social care secretary commits to championing undervalued staff

New York nurses receive $20.8 million settlement for gender discrimination

City of New York concedes that nurses can retire early due to ‘physically demanding’ role

Investment vital to ensure NHS plans a reality for mental health workforce

Targeted recruitment drive needed to fill 7,600 mental health nursing vacancies, says RCN’s...

MP voices concern for CPD cuts in bid to improve staff retention

Department of health and social care to look at recommendations addressing CPD cuts

Call for nurses to ‘do 10,000 of anything’ to help colleagues in need

#10kForNurses campaign supports staff experiencing hardship

Two nurses sentenced for defrauding NHS

Two nurses have been sentenced after admitting defrauding the NHS in separate incidents

Rules eased on overseas nurses retaking exam

Overseas nurses will only have to retake the part of a competency exam they fail

Pay rise for staff on Agenda for Change contracts outside NHS

NHS pay deal to be extended to nurses employed by arm’s-length providers

Brexit white paper vague on immigration restrictions EU nurses may face, says RCN

Paper says future plan ‘would end free movement, taking back control of the UK’s borders’

Home care provider’s ‘soft signs’ system ‘significantly reduces’ hospital admissions

Care workers use 'soft signs' list to spot deterioration and alert nurses

Professor highlights link between use of catheters and urinary tract infections

Clinical nurse specialist Jacqui Prieto says catheters should be removed as soon as possible

Nursing student’s petition calls for living wage for students on clinical placement

Nursing student’s petition highlights financial toll of placements

‘New health secretary has never worked in healthcare – so he must listen to nurses’

RCN hopes health secretary Matt Hancock will use insights offered by nursing workforce

We're struggling to keep patients safe – what nurses reveal in our survey

Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey shows how nurse understaffing is blighting patient care

NHS at 70: 'a great British achievement' says PM as veteran nurse runs NHS...

@NHS Twitter account is being run for the day by 87-year-old Ethel Armstrong, who was...

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