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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...

Now's the time to nominate exemplary nurses for Kate Granger awards...

Chief nurse urges more nurses to nominate colleagues and teams for Kate Granger...

RCN urges focus on shingles vaccine for older people in London

Office of London Clinical Commissioning Groups launches campaign to promote shingles vaccine.

UK nurse numbers fall for first time in recent history

More nurses and midwives are leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register than are...

Patients with long-term conditions 'skip prescriptions due to cost'...

A third of people with long-term conditions such as asthma and arthritis who pay for their...

MP vote on policy amendment to lift nurse pay cap

MPs debated Labour Party amendment to the Queen's Speech to lift the public sector pay cap.

Planned social care savings 'will hit older and disabled people'...

Survey of council directors of social services across England found there are plans to save...

Nurses take protest over pay to Department of Health

Nurses across England and Scotland intensified their demands for a pay rise as the RCN's...

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