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Shift changes ‘may compromise safety on dementia ward’

Independent Federation of Nursing says proposed longer breaks for nurses on Glasgow hospital...

Exclusive: CNO pledges to improve image of nursing

England's chief nurse to embark on new project

Birmingham Jobs Fair offers chance to join city’s outstanding children’s hospital

Delegates have opportunity to join organisation that has received an outstanding Care...

Charity tells of supporting nurses struggling financially after cancer diagnosis

More than one in 10 people who sought support from a nurse hardship charity in the past year...

MPs to debate calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault NHS staff

The RCN has backed calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault clinical staff.

Tough penalties proposed for nursing students who cheat

Government proposes new guidance for universities and penalties for students who use essay...

‘Beware risk of replacing nurses with nursing associates’

Leading nurse academic’s warning over new nursing associate role.

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to...
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Finalists revealed for nursing older people category at RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Five nurses make the shortlist for nursing older people category of 2017 awards, which...

Nurses will be 'vital' to success of new plans to reform NHS...

Involving nurses in new controversial plans to reform England's health and care system will...

Nurses among EU workers lobbying MPs over right to remain in UK

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among European Union (EU) workers...

‘Nurses should resist passport checks for overseas patients’

A nurse has called on health professionals to boycott a new requirement to check patients’...

Many older people not receiving basic care, says Age UK

Hundreds of thousands of older people are not receiving the help they need to get out of bed...

'Nurses who smoke should lead by example and kick the habit'...

Nurses who smoke should lead by example and quit to help the wider public kick the habit, a...

Afternoon tea highlights importance of nutrition for people with dementia

Nurses have been urged to get behind a new initiative that aims to raise awareness of the...

RCN says NHS plans could see cuts to hospital beds and community services

Plans to transform the NHS in England could lead to cuts in hospital beds and community...

Hundreds attend RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 700 nurses attended the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair at Manchester United’s Old Trafford...

NHS being held together by superhuman staff – Robert Francis

Health service only functions because of ‘superhuman’ efforts of staff, says Mid Staffs...

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