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Some healthcare professionals lack skills in caring for older people with cancer, says...

A report commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support has called for a basic education framework...

UK child health at risk due to gap between rich and poor, according to new report

An alarming gap between rich and poor is leaving the health and well-being of the UK’s...

New guidance for police and healthcare workers on use of restraint

Guidance has been drawn up to clarify the role of police in responding to incidents...

£31 million boost for neonatal and obstetric services in Wales

Two neonatal units in Wales are set to benefit from a combined investment of £31 million in...

NMC agrees to regulate nursing associate role

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) agrees to be regulator for new nursing associates.

£3 million boost for nursing students with children in Scotland

Nursing students with dependents in Scotland are to receive an uplift to their financial...

Three quarters of neonatal units in Scotland do not have enough nurses, charity warns

Three quarters of neonatal units in Scotland do not have enough nurses to meet minimum safe...

Children need to be taught how to wash hands, says NICE

Children and young people need to be taught to wash their hands properly in a bid to cut...

New bra designed by specialist nurses helps wound healing after heart surgery

Specialist nurses have created a new bra to promote wound healing in women who have had...

Lack of EU nurse checks could pose risk to public, warns NMC

Public could be put at risk because the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is unable to...

Actors take centre stage in emergency department trauma training

Staff were put through their paces at Doncaster Royal Infirmary during a new trauma course.

‘Suicidal, phobic, anxious’: mental health nurse shares personal story

An experienced director of nursing who was hospitalised with depression has publicly shared...

RCN launches tool to help nurses lobby MPs ahead of pay debate

The RCN has launched an online tool to help nurses lobby MPs ahead of parliamentary debate...

Four in ten junior doctors have fallen asleep at the wheel after night shift, poll...

BBC survey adds to concerns about driving after long shifts

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Hospital trust opening new emergency department will be among employers keen to recruit...

Health and social care organisations make Stonewall’s top 100 list

NHS trust that has worked with RCN on a trans awareness training package named a star...

Tool to assess patient eyesight created to prevent hospital falls

The Royal College of Physicians has released a guide to help staff prevent inpatient falls.

Nursing associate regulation could cost £4 million to set up, says NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has set out the benefits and risks of regulating nursing...

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