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Nurses and firefighters team up to help older people at risk of falling

Nurses are training firefighters across Bradford and Airedale to identify people over 65 at...

Report warns of ‘urgent workforce challenges’ facing NHS in Scotland

Nurses and other NHS staff in Scotland are facing increasing workload pressures due to a...

New data reveals nurse vacancies

Pay restraint and Brexit to blame for falling numbers and rising vacancies, say unions

£16.4 million housing to tempt new nurses

Staff accommodation block to be built at a hospital in Lincolnshire

Francis Inquiry lessons risk being lost due to staff burnout, charity warns

NHS staff wellbeing is suffering under the strain of increasing service pressures at the...

Eye care firm offers £1m of laser surgery to nurses, other emergency workers

An eye care company is offering £1 million worth of laser eye surgery to nurses and other...

RCN urges nurses to back its ‘biggest-ever’ rally

College to stage Scrap the Cap rally in September

Referrals for art and poetry classes ‘could save the NHS money’

Report by MPs and peers says the NHS should use ‘arts-on-prescription’ programmes in an...

NMC reveals reasons why nurses are referred to regulator

Only one in five referrals to fitness to practise proceedings concern patient care.

NMC chief executive received pay rise of almost £20,000

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) chief executive Jackie Smith received a pay rise of...

Vulnerable people being 'let down' by council and care providers...

People who do not have the ability to choose how they are cared for are being 'let down' by...

Support promised for NHS staff who smoke

Part of government plans for 'smoke-free generation'

University offers nurses trained overseas the chance to join NMC register

Middlesex University helps healthcare assistants to transition to nursing.

Nurse with motor neurone disease provides evidence in assisted dying case

Alison Pickard, a nurse with motor neurone disease, has provided evidence to the high court...

Chancellor branded 'out of touch' by Unison over pay comments...

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has been branded ‘out of touch’ and ‘insulting’...

Further trust calls for rethink on language tests for overseas nurses

A further trust has added its voice to calls to rethink the language tests required by the...

Exclusive: ‘Golden hellos’ could ease recruitment crisis, says peer

Shape of Caring review author Lord Willis says employers need to find ways to attract people...

Long working hours increase risk of developing heart condition, study shows

Working long hours increases the risk of developing a dangerous irregular heartbeat,...

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