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Cuts to infection prevention seen as threat to patient safety

Cuts to investment in infection prevention threaten patient safety, the Infection Prevention...

Therapy dogs in new children’s hospital study

Children undergoing hospital treatment are being supported by therapy dogs in a new study to...

Cut our workload or patients could wait weeks to see a GP, doctors warn

GP waiting times will 'rocket' unless the system is overhauled, research has suggested.

'Every nurse needs to read this report,' says ICN president...

Outgoing president Judith Shamian says the UN health commission report makes the case that...

NHS survey – what inpatients really think about nurses

Almost four in ten hospital patients say there are not enough nurses on duty – survey.

Nurse taking on Mount Snowdon challenge in her wheelchair

A former clinical nurse specialist is preparing take on Mount Snowdon in her wheelchair.

'NHS planning to delay spending to balance books'...

New figures suggest the NHS in England is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half...

Public sector workers take more time off due to mental ill health

Almost half of all public sector workers have taken time off work because of mental health...

Car vandalised after nurse has 'no option' but to park on street...

A nurse and other NHS staff have had their cars scratched and angry notes left on their...

NHS Improvement clarifies advice on tax for agency and bank staff

NHS Improvement has reined back on a blanket approach to enforcing new tax rules for bank,...

Poor Brexit deal could upset our NHS plans, says Hunt

Conservative plans to train more nurses and doctors and put extra cash into the NHS depend...

New WHO director-general makes major commitment to nursing

The new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has affirmed his support for...

NHS depends on EU nurses - Nuffield Trust report

The NHS depends on nurses from the European Union (EU) to prevent the serious problem of...

Nurses must take evidence on safe staffing to the highest levels

Pioneering researcher says it is time for nurses and governments to act.

International nursing leader to talk to Trump about climate change

An international nursing leader on environmental health has vowed to talk to US President...

Nurses ‘can lead on global challenge of refugee health’

The highest-ranking nurse in the US government under Barack Obama has urged nurses across...

Global campaign to boost profile of nursing announced

A new global campaign to raise the profile of nursing across every continent has been...

Teach nurses business skills, urges leading US entrepreneur

Nurses need to know how to put a business plan together, says the woman at the forefront of...

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