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Body of missing children’s nurse Laurie Jones found in river

University Hospital of Wales staff nurse was last seen leaving her night shift

Respect us: hospital staff hope their simple message will keep them safe

Royal Cornhill Hospital campaign aims to protect staff from abuse or assault

Queen’s Nursing Institute named the world’s oldest nursing charity

QNI ‘delighted’ to receive certification after 132 years of service

RCN elects new governing council

Thirteen members are set to take their seats on the RCN’s governing council in January

Personal finance guide for nursing students offers tips for how to make money go further

RCN Money Guide for Students shares tricks for canny money management

Trust says its halving of nurse agency spend is due to introduction of workplace perks

Benefits such as free parking and swifter payments have improved staff retention

Women in their sixties often skip offers of cancer screening

Most women in their sixties in England ignore at least one of three types of cancer screening

Fewer white mature students entering nursing courses

But boost to BME student numbers, despite removal of bursary in England

Government has told me to ‘bring nurses under control’ – RCN general secretary

Dame Donna Kinnair’s revelation comes as she urges nurses to keep speaking out about concerns

Pay dispute: nurses on Guernsey demonstrate in bid to win 10% rise

RCN and RCM want members to enjoy pay parity with other public sector workers

RCN Nurse of the Year praised by prime minister

Taurai Matare met Boris Johnson during his publicity visit to London hospital

Strike ballot: RCN names the date for industrial action vote in Northern Ireland

Low pay and nurse staffing levels have left members ‘angry and disillusioned’

Cavell Nurses' Trust welcomes hospice to its staff welfare scheme

Cambridge Hospice will encourage staff facing hardship to use the programme

Prime minister tackled on nursing shortages by angry father during hospital visit

Omar Salem confronted prime minister Boris Johnson during a press visit to a London hospital

Nurses – be kinder to each other and patients will benefit, says NHS trust

New project urges staff to appreciate colleagues and check on their welfare

Safe nurse staffing campaign: RCN takes its fight to the public

College appeals for the public’s support in its bid to secure a safe staffing law in England

Expensive air mattresses only offer marginal benefit to patients, study authors say

Specialist foam mattresses are effective for preventing pressure ulcers – and far cheaper

RCN demands action on bullying in Scottish health service

Parliamentary debate on the issue sparks call for culture change

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