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Hundreds have their say in end of life care survey

Nurses and HCAs from all fields and settings urged to share their experiences of caring for...

MPs draw up nurse workforce plan to halt exodus from the register

Commons nursing workforce review highlights pressures stemming from training squeeze,...

UK falls behind rest of the world in nurse numbers, think tank reports

A drop in the number of nurses compared to population size has seen the UK lag behind other...

Rise in mental health detentions shows strains in system, report says

A rise in the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act, due to reasons including...

Older people going hungry in their own homes, report says

More than a million older people could be going hungry in their own homes, says a report...

International Council of Nurses starts search for new chief executive

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is searching for a new chief executive to provide...

More nursing vacancies than ever before, report uncovers

The nursing recruitment crisis is deepening with more vacancies than ever, particularly in...

RCN's Josie Irwin urges negotiators to be realistic as nursing pay and contract...

Talks on nursing pay and contract reforms have restarted with the RCN suggesting promised...

Nursing Standard and Marie Curie want to hear from YOU in major survey

Nursing Standard has joined forces with UK charity Marie Curie for a major survey to find...

'Nurse ambassadors' being recruited to boost profession's image...

Chief nurse in bid to improve reputation of nursing and midwifery as desirable careers.

RCN urges members to join ‘NHS in crisis’ rally

Organising groups for London march are calling for better funding and an end to all...

RCN surveys nurses’ views on organ donation consent

The RCN has launched a survey asking nurses for their views on consent for organ and tissue...

More than 17,000 younger nurses leave NHS, figures show

RCN says staff shortages, relentless pressure and poor pay forcing nurse leaders to quit.

Mandatory flu vaccinations for staff should be considered, says England's chief...

England's chief medical officer has added her voice to calls for a debate on whether flu...

Patient satisfaction and nurse staffing levels

Increasing nurse numbers could boost patient satisfaction with quality of care

Winter pressures: Underfunding means staff under ‘intolerable pressure’, NHS Providers...

NHS Providers’ chief executive Chris Hopson outlines ‘fragility’ of the wider health service...

Government to blame for hospitals' situations, winter pressure poll respondents...

Almost one in ten people have been affected by severe winter pressures in the NHS, new...

Trust's safety plan proving successful, figures reveal...

Nurses have helped reduce patient falls by 30% per week through a safety plan initiative

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