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Promised extra nursing places offered in A-level clearing

Extra nursing training places promised by the government have been made available for...

Older patients ‘suffer in silence’ when care goes wrong, says ombudsman

Too many older people are ‘suffering in silence’ when things go wrong with their NHS care,...

Japanese fungus: nurse staffing levels in spotlight

Infection prevention experts say there is ‘no evidence’ low nurse numbers played a part in...

Sir Ian McKellen joins healthcare assistants at Pride parade

Healthcare assistants had a brush with stardom when they marched with Sir Ian McKellen at...

Nearly 190,000 care home places needed by 2035, experts warn

Almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in less than two decades to meet soaring...

Japanese fungus in UK hospitals

More than 200 people have been contaminated or infected with a potentially deadly strain of...

Clinical nurse specialists hailed for role in providing palliative care training

Senior nurses have praised the role of specialist palliative care (SPC) teams in providing...

HCA fined for accessing medical records on family and colleagues

NHS staff are being reminded about the potentially serious consequences of prying into...

House of Common festival offering free tickets to London nurses

Nurses living in London are being offered free tickets to the House of Common music festival...

UK's first Macmillan bereavement nurse starts work...

A hospital in Essex has appointed the UK’s first dedicated Macmillan bereavement nurse.

Fresh warning over nurse shortages

RCN says trusts over-reliant on unregistered staff

NMC urges nurses to have their say on education overhaul

Practising nurses are being urged to use their experience to help shape the future of...

Nursing You resource created to help overweight and obese nurses tackle weight issues

A new app has launched with the aim of helping nurses to maintain the same healthy lifestyle...

Healthwatch England: too few care homes getting the basics right

Too many care homes are under so much pressure that they are not 'getting the basics right...

Cavell Nurses' Trust aims to raise £10,000 in one month for nurses in need...

The charity supports nurses experiencing hardship.

Financial hardship is most likely to make carers lonely

Carers in the most financial need experience the worst social isolation according to the...

Plans for more nurse training places

10,000 additional training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Coventry University offers bursaries to encourage more men into nursing

Bursary aims to address gender imbalance on courses.

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