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Patients still at risk from chronic nurse understaffing, says Unison

Chronic understaffing of nurses is continuing to put patients at risk, a survey has revealed.

Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Exclusive: Hospital food investigation

A slug in a sandwich and a Muslim patient being offered pork were among the complaints.

Patient waits more than three-and-a-half years to leave hospital

A patient with complex health needs has been waiting more than three-and-a-half years to...

Health visitors tell parliamentary candidates to ring-fence public health

Health visitors and school nurses are holding a meeting in the Houses of Parliament on...

Call for UK-wide alliance of mental health nurses

Professor Tony Butterworth to speak at Mental Health Practice conference on review of nursing

First nurse chair for British Menopause Society

A nurse has been appointed chair of the British Menopause Society for the first time in its...

Health visitors can help identify domestic slaves

Health visitors are in a good position to spot the signs of those living as domestic slaves...

Hospital shops agree to limit sugary drinks

Sugary drinks will be banned from hospital shops next year, unless action is taken to cut...

Survey finds poor breast cancer care due to specialist nurse shortage

People with incurable breast cancer are receiving poor care due to a lack of specialist...

Defence nursing exhibition opens at RCN Library

New history display highlights role of nurses from the first world war through to modern...

Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing...

New directors of nursing announced by NHS England

Two directors will help tackle challenges facing the profession.

Group B strep screening 'can cut risk to newborns'...

Routine screening of pregnant women for the bacterial infection can dramatically cut...

LGBQ cancer patients shed light on difference in care

Videos of gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer people with cancer have been put together as part...

Thousands expected at RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 2,200 people have registered to attend London event

More BME nurses moving into senior positions but many staff 'still suffering in...

Black and minority ethinic (BME) nurses and midwives are continuing to 'suffer in silence'...

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