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Plans to strengthen NHS against threat of cyber attacks

The government is pledging an extra £21 million for cyber security across the NHS in the...

Charity reveals ‘shameful’ rise in nurses seeking financial help

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust received nearly a third more calls from nursing staff in the first...

Cross-party peers back calls to scrap the cap

House of Lords to debate the public sector pay cap, as cross-party group calls for...

Fall in nursing degree applications sparks call for action

The number of nursing degree applicants to universities in the UK has fallen by 19% in the...

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Holistic approach enhances dementia services in care homes

More collaboration between professionals, residents and relatives brings benefits.

NHS organisations reveal thousands of job vacancies – with some unfilled for months

Some NHS hospital organisations have more than 1,000 staff vacancies while others have left...

Nurse struck off after falsely claiming to be a leading surgeon

A nurse who lied to his wife and friends for seven years about being a leading surgeon has...

Nurse's research to help older people live healthier lives...

People may be living longer, but they are not necessarily living healthier, says a leading...

One of the last degree courses to offer bursary gets underway

One of the last pre-registration nursing courses to offer a bursary gets underway at the...

'Summer of protest has only just started'

RCN warning after government insists pay cap will stay

One in four social care services failing on safety, regulator warns

Care Quality Commission report says 23% of care homes, nursing homes and home care services...

Nurse-led intervention helps carers manage medication and cancer pain

A study published today shows the potential benefits of a new nurse-led intervention...

Jeremy Hunt under fire for voting against scrapping pay cap

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked how the government can afford a £1 billion deal...

RCNi seeks new board chair

Nursing Standard publisher RCNi is looking for a new chair to provide the board with clear...

Councils to work with NHS to tackle delayed hospital discharges, says Jeremy Hunt

Measures to tackle delayed discharge in hospitals will see councils working more closely...

Standards for nursing associates to be drawn up by NMC

Professional standards for the work of nursing associates will be drawn up by the Nursing...

Pressure mounting on government to scrap pay cap

The RCN’s summer of protest is set to continue amid mounting pressure on the government to...

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