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Singing their way to better health

Three practice nurses with a passion for singing started a group for people with COPD – with

Care via video: telemedicine saves money and frees up time

A hospital trust in Yorkshire has expanded its telemedicine service so that outpatient...

‘Fit to sit’ in the emergency department

Hospital patients benefit by staying as active as possible – and they can start by waiting...

Dying with dignity in a hostel

A nurse-led training initiative has given staff in a hostel for homeless people the skills...

Student tuition fees and loans: Don't make an expensive mistake ...

Despite all the protests, the nursing student bursary in England is history. Alison Moore...

Prisons in crisis

Overcrowding and increasing violence in prisons means nurses are putting their own safety at...

Remember their names: the nurses who died in two world wars

An appeal to create a national memorial to the nurses who gave their lives while serving in...

Nurses of Passchendaele

In this extract from her new book, nursing historian Christine Hallett reveals how nurses in...

First world war: ‘The first big test of professional nursing’

As the world remembers the horror and sacrifice of the Battle of Passchendaele, a new book...

Caring robots are here to help

Nurse researchers and scientists developing culturally sensitive care robots say there is...

Gold standard support for patients with rare cancer

Healthcare assistant Elaine Cooney, highly commended at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 for...

Finding out what matters to patients

A Foundation of Nursing Studies' programme involving 90 front line teams has taught nurses...

The short, sharp slide into poverty

Growing numbers of nurses who are ‘just about managing’ are forced to ask for financial...

A vision for nursing in Scotland

Scotland’s new strategy for nursing emphasises personalised care and a shift towards nursing...

English language tests for overseas nurses: too hard, or not tough enough?

Amid concerns that the NMC’s English language standard for overseas nurses is too high, and...

Tackling malnutrition in older people

The number of older people being admitted to hospital with malnutrition has increased...

Partnership creates a stronger voice for nursing in Zambia

Collaboration with the RCN on a safe surgery initiative has enabled the Zambian nurses’...

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