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Independence of whistleblowers must be assured, say unions

Unions say freedom to speak up guardians’ ability to voice concerns in primary care is...

NHS England launches four-year action plan for cancer care

New strategy for earlier diagnosis and better treatment of cancer patients

Nurse-led project aims to boost patient experience through enhanced multidisciplinary...

A pioneering project at Guy’s and St Thomas’ focuses on smooth and consistent teamwork

One in five patients say their nurse was 'visibly stressed' ...

Some patients think nurses' stress levels are negatively affecting care

Celebrations across the UK for International Nurses Day

The RCN wants patients and their families to thank nurses who have touched their lives as...

Nurses help reduce readmission rates for bowel surgery patients

Post-operative support programme speeds up patients' healing and mobilisation

NHS spend on agency staff is slashed by £300 million

Too much emphasis on savings and not enough on safety, say campaigners

Patients failed after poor hospital discharge planning

Death or suffering could have been prevented if hospitals carried our right checks, says...

Employees feel healthier if treated fairly

New study links health to being treated fairly at work

Care homes appeal for iPods

Donate your old iPod to help stimulate memories in people with dementia

Manchester nursing students first to train in digital early warning system

Trainee nurses learn how to record data on a tablet which alerts doctors if a patient’s...

'Scandalous' failings in health leadership and staff planning highlighted in...

Public Accounts Committee tells healthcare employers and managers to 'get a grip'

University training suites to be named after war nurse heroes

Heroic nurses Edith Cavell and Minnie Wood to be honoured by university

Emergency services study appears to contradict need for seven-day NHS

Major new study of NHS trusts in England reveals fewer people die in emergency hospital...

Confidentiality breach lands trust with hefty fine

London trust apologises for revealing names of 730 HIV service clients

Fundraising nurse invited to royal street party

Nurse will sit down to celebration lunch in The Mall to mark the Queen's 90th birthday

Leicester's triumph increases the pressure on emergency staff...

City's emergency department deals with influx of patients following team's Premier League...

Eve Appeal launches nurse-led gynaecological cancers advice service

Ask Eve service is free and offers direct access to gynaecological cancers nurse specialist

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