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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...

New tool to help nurses develop emergency treatment plans with patients

The RCN has helped create a new tool to aid nurses and other health professionals in...

Sight loss charity calls for more training for nurses in care homes

Nurses in care homes need more training in early sight loss interventions.

Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as...

District nursing shortage leaving patients in pain, report warns

A district nurse shortage is leaving patients in pain and putting pressure on staff across...

Non-EU worker fee risks adding to staffing crisis, warns RCN

College says the government must exempt healthcare workers from new immigration charge.

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at...

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely...

Three in four people support pay boost for nurses, survey shows

A poll for the GMB union shows the majority of Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat...

Spring budget: reaction

Nurses have labelled the spring budget as a 'missed opportunity', with the NHS failing to...

Nurses respond to guidance on addressing patients' spiritual needs...

Discussions about spiritual needs of dying patients 'rarely, if ever, happen', say two...

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Nurse helps Prince Charles make friends with therapy dog

The Prince of Wales was told about the benefits of a therapy dog called Little Dorrit on a...

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