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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...

NHS depends on EU nurses - Nuffield Trust report

The NHS depends on nurses from the European Union (EU) to prevent the serious problem of...

Nurses must take evidence on safe staffing to the highest levels

Pioneering researcher says it is time for nurses and governments to act.

Global campaign to boost profile of nursing announced

A new global campaign to raise the profile of nursing across every continent has been...

New teams chosen for end of life care project

A project to improve the care of people at the end of life by emphasising patient experience...

Welsh CNO ‘proud’ of awards endorsement for her profession

Wales’ chief nursing officer has spoken of her pride at the ‘ringing endorsement’ of health...

Mentors could be replaced as part of ‘radical’ education overhaul

Nursing and Midwifery Council proposes use of supervisors and assessors.

Have your say in safe staffing survey

More than 20,000 people have so far taken part in a survey which aims to show the reality of...

NMC chief responds to concerns over language test review

Chief executive Jackie Smith says language requirements for international nurses may not...

Nurse dementia expert says she wants a tracking device under her skin

A leading dementia expert nurse has revealed she has asked her family to put a tracking...

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