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Two weeks to respond to NMC's future nurse plans...

Time is ticking for nurses and nursing students to have their say on plans for an overhaul...

Social care system not fit for purpose, MPs poll finds

Nine in ten members of Parliament do not believe the social care system is fit for purpose,...

Chief nurse at University Hospitals Birmingham dies suddenly

Nurses' tributes to 'incredible' University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust chief...

Respiratory nurses not spending enough time with patients – and half planning to retire...

One in four NHS respiratory nursing teams say they are unable to spend enough time with...

Support for allied health professionals after a career break

Allied health professionals to get support back to practice following career breaks.

ICN chief executive steps down

The International Council of Nurses chief executive Frances Hughes has left the organisation...

Call for ‘robust action’ to increase BME nurse director numbers

Lack of information about the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses in position...

Celebrity speakers announced for RCN Scrap the cap London rally

Comic actors and political activists Sir Tony Robinson and Rob Delaney are to speak at the...

Overseas students’ impact on the UK to be reviewed

International students’ effect on the UK labour market is to be assessed by independent...

Nurse staffing levels study

'Lower staffing levels put patient lives at risk'

Nurses reject claims that fancy dress fundraisers ‘demeaned’ the profession

Nurses have expressed support for fundraisers whose donations were rejected by an NHS trust...

NMC issues advice to nurses on responding to incidents and emergencies

Nurses and midwives are being reminded that they should get themselves to a place of safety...

Scrap the Cap: nurses urged to join day of action

The RCN wants nurses to share their stories on the effects of pay restraint as part of a...

Pedestrian crossings must allow time for old and disabled, says NICE

Councils need to ensure that older and disabled people have enough time to cross the road...

'Worry' at reliance on emergency care for patients with dementia nearing the...

There has been a 'worrying' increase in the reliance on emergency care for patients with...

Punk nursing student has TV makeover to make him look more ‘professional’ to patients

A television makeover crew has helped a nursing student look ‘more professional’ by taming...

Warning of city nurse exodus due to rail fare hike

Unison says nurses who commute could quit

Jeremy Hunt and Stephen Hawking clash over NHS

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a fresh attack on Stephen Hawking for suggesting...

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