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Nurses praised for efforts after terror attack

Staff from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust ran towards Westminster Bridge to help...

Send selfies to help celebrate nursing, asks FoNS

Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is making a short 'Flipagram' film to celebrate World...

Dementia carers being sought for new study about their own stress or depression

A new study looking at whether an online therapy programme can help carers' reduce feelings...

NHS whistle-blowers to get more protection under new proposals

Protections for NHS whistle-blowers are to be extended under new government plans.

Nurse academic calls for mandatory preceptorship year for all new nurses

All new nurses should complete a mandatory preceptorship year to help them meet new Nursing...

MPs warn a Brexit NHS staffing crisis is brewing, but Hunt downplays fears

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has downplayed fears that Brexit will lead to a collapse in the...

Look after your staff, RCN chair of council urges employers

Organisations must support nurses' well-being if they are to deliver high standards of care.
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Vote now for Patient's Choice

Voting is now open for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the...

'Take a break', trust tells staff

Campaign encourages staff to take frequent breaks and improve their health and well-being.

Home care providers struggling to fulfill council contracts

Ninety-five councils have had contracts cancelled by private care companies, a BBC...

Exclusive: Nurses have say on NHS

More than half of nurses (52%) are considering quitting the NHS as work pressures continue...

Leading stroke nursing professor receives honour at Buckingham Palace

UK's only nursing professor of stroke care made a dame.

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National...

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

Bursary helps nurses develop their skills in caring for people who are terminally ill

The National Garden Scheme is sponsoring a bursary fund to allow Marie Curie nurses to...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

The flying nurses bringing eye health care to developing countries

Scaling the heights of healthcare with blindness prevention charity Orbis’s Flying Eye...

Nurses key to improving older people’s access to GP services

Advanced and specialist nurses have the potential to improve 'unacceptable variations' in...

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