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Thousands of cancer cases diagnosed in emergency departments

Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in emergency departments every year have visited...

Patients still at risk from chronic nurse understaffing, says Unison

Chronic understaffing of nurses is continuing to put patients at risk, a survey has revealed.

Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Exclusive: Hospital food investigation

A slug in a sandwich and a Muslim patient being offered pork were among the complaints.

Hospital shops agree to limit sugary drinks

Sugary drinks will be banned from hospital shops next year, unless action is taken to cut...

Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing...

New directors of nursing announced by NHS England

Two directors will help tackle challenges facing the profession.

LGBQ cancer patients shed light on difference in care

Videos of gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer people with cancer have been put together as part...

Thousands expected at RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 2,200 people have registered to attend London event

More BME nurses moving into senior positions but many staff 'still suffering in...

Black and minority ethinic (BME) nurses and midwives are continuing to 'suffer in silence'...

Number of nurses given hardship payments rockets at start of 2017

The number of hardship grants handed to struggling nurses have soared in the first three...

‘Fight for our NHS’, urge unions and nurses as PM calls election

Prime minister Theresa May has called a snap general election for 8 June.

University partners with trusts to increase nursing student places fivefold

A university providing self-funding nursing student places that have not been commissioned...
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Have your say in Patient's Choice category...

Time is running out to cast your vote in the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse...

‘Understanding financial cost is part of helping patients with dementia’

As bank HSBC launches finance guide for patients and their families, dementia expert June...

RCN poll asks whether members want to strike over pay

RCN opens online poll on whether members are prepared to strike over pay.

Nearly two-thirds of nurses have not written a will, survey shows

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust is urging nurses to write a will after revealing that they are less...

Remote Scottish island seeks new nurse

Fed up of the hustle and bustle of hospital life? A dream nursing job has just become...

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