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Nurses must work together to make voices heard, urges RCN president

RCN president Cecilia Anim is urging nurses to make their voices heard through petitions,...

From free concerts to £5k tips

Nurses have paid tribute to George Michael for championing the profession – and recalled how...

Hospital parking nets more than £120 million for NHS trusts

NHS hospitals are making more money than ever from car park charges, an investigation has...

NHS must focus on home care, says England’s chief nurse

The NHS needs to spend more money looking after people in their own homes rather than in...

Dementia nursing services facing axe in two regions

Specialist dementia care being withdrawn due to financial pressures.

Nursing leaders’ tribute to ‘hard-working and dedicated’ nurses working over Christmas

Nursing leaders from across the UK have paid tribute to the ‘hard-working and dedicated’...

Nurses making Christmas Day special for patients across the UK

Almost 90,000 nurses will be on Christmas Day duty this year, according to health union...

Nursing voted most honest and ethical profession in US poll

Nurses have been voted the most trustworthy professionals for the fifteenth year in a row in...

New guidance issued on high quality care in care homes

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has called on commissioners and providers to follow its...

Study finds ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes

A study has found a ‘calculable’ link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes.

Deadline looms for RCN mentorship scheme

A pioneering nurse whose recycling project saved £50,000 is urging others to put their ideas...

‘Drastic’ fall in nursing degree applications since bursary cut

Nursing leaders voice concern about reduction since the government withdrew funding for...

NHS in England ‘buckling’ under spending controls, think tank warns

The NHS in England is ‘buckling’, a think tank has warned, with levels of funding failing to...

Surprise starring role for NHS nurses' choir in Michael McIntyre Christmas special

A nurses' choir were in for a surprise when they landed a starring role in a festive TV...

Social care funding plan 'a short term fix' warns the RCN

Health organisations have raised concerns over the government’s decision to allow local...

Nurses offered free woodland workshops

NHS staff are being offered the chance to relax in woodland as part of workshops to ease...

Using online essays to cheat ‘may put patients at risk'

Patient safety could be at risk if nursing students cheat by passing off as their own work...

RCN launches updated guidance on infusion therapy

Updated guidance on infusion therapy has been published by the RCN.

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