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#EDFit2Sit drive helps ED patients stay active

Where appropriate, patients are encouraged to sit rather than lie

RCN and NMC hit back at ‘misguided and disrespectful’ newspaper column

The heads of the RCN and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have written to a national...

Action plan launched for general practice nursing

England's chief nursing officer Jane Cummings says GPs must implement the new action plan...

Industrial action threat over pay ‘very much alive’, RCN warns

The RCN will ballot members over industrial action later this year if the government...

Nurses across the UK campaign for fairer pay

40 events held as part of Scrap the Cap campaign

No need to complete antibiotics course, study says

Doctors’ orders to 'complete the course' for some antibiotics may be wrong, and patients...

'Act now to stop senior nurses quitting NHS'

Call from RCN on national day of campaigning

Nurses and firefighters team up to help older people at risk of falling

Nurses are training firefighters across Bradford and Airedale to identify people over 65 at...

Report warns of ‘urgent workforce challenges’ facing NHS in Scotland

Nurses and other NHS staff in Scotland are facing increasing workload pressures due to a...

New data reveals nurse vacancies

Pay restraint and Brexit to blame for falling numbers and rising vacancies, say unions

£16.4 million housing to tempt new nurses

Staff accommodation block to be built at a hospital in Lincolnshire

Francis Inquiry lessons risk being lost due to staff burnout, charity warns

NHS staff wellbeing is suffering under the strain of increasing service pressures at the...

Eye care firm offers £1m of laser surgery to nurses, other emergency workers

An eye care company is offering £1 million worth of laser eye surgery to nurses and other...

RCN urges nurses to back its ‘biggest-ever’ rally

College to stage Scrap the Cap rally in September

Referrals for art and poetry classes ‘could save the NHS money’

Report by MPs and peers says the NHS should use ‘arts-on-prescription’ programmes in an...

NMC reveals reasons why nurses are referred to regulator

Only one in five referrals to fitness to practise proceedings concern patient care.

NMC chief executive received pay rise of almost £20,000

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) chief executive Jackie Smith received a pay rise of...

Vulnerable people being 'let down' by council and care providers...

People who do not have the ability to choose how they are cared for are being 'let down' by...

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