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Dementia nursing services facing axe in two regions

Specialist dementia care being withdrawn due to financial pressures.

Nursing leaders’ tribute to ‘hard-working and dedicated’ nurses working over Christmas

Nursing leaders from across the UK have paid tribute to the ‘hard-working and dedicated’...

Nurses making Christmas Day special for patients across the UK

Almost 90,000 nurses will be on Christmas Day duty this year, according to health union...

Nursing voted most honest and ethical profession in US poll

Nurses have been voted the most trustworthy professionals for the fifteenth year in a row in

New guidance issued on high quality care in care homes

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has called on commissioners and providers to follow its

Study finds ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes

A study has found a ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes.

Deadline looms for RCN mentorship scheme

A pioneering nurse whose recycling project saved £50,000 is urging others to put their ideas

‘Drastic’ fall in nursing degree applications since bursary cut

Nursing leaders voice concern about reduction since the government withdrew funding for...

NHS in England ‘buckling’ under spending controls, think tank warns

The NHS in England is ‘buckling’, a think tank has warned, with levels of funding failing to...

Surprise starring role for NHS nurses' choir in Michael McIntyre Christmas special

A nurses' choir were in for a surprise when they landed a starring role in a festive TV

Social care funding plan 'a short term fix' warns the RCN

Health organisations have raised concerns over the government’s decision to allow local

Nurses offered free woodland workshops

NHS staff are being offered the chance to relax in woodland as part of workshops to ease...

Using online essays to cheat ‘may put patients at risk'

Patient safety could be at risk if nursing students cheat by passing off as their own work

RCN launches updated guidance on infusion therapy

Updated guidance on infusion therapy has been published by the RCN.

Concern over capacity for apprentice and associate placements

The RCN says existing registered nurses will face increased pressure due to the volume of...

Bursary to stay in Wales – but nursing students must work in the country for two years...

Bursaries will continue to be available to new nursing students in Wales next year — but...

University sets up £200K fund to help nursing students

A university has set up a £200,000 fund to help nursing students cope with course costs when

Give older people the gift of safety – and slippers – this Christmas

A Christmas campaign designed to highlight the risk of falls to older people has been...

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