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Shift changes ‘may compromise safety on dementia ward’

Independent Federation of Nursing says proposed longer breaks for nurses on Glasgow hospital...

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course, an independent...

Exclusive: CNO pledges to improve image of nursing

England's chief nurse to embark on new project

Birmingham Jobs Fair offers chance to join city’s outstanding children’s hospital

Delegates have opportunity to join organisation that has received an outstanding Care...

Charity tells of supporting nurses struggling financially after cancer diagnosis

More than one in 10 people who sought support from a nurse hardship charity in the past year...

MPs to debate calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault NHS staff

The RCN has backed calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault clinical staff.

New chief nurse for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Elaine Newell as its chief...

Tough penalties proposed for nursing students who cheat

Government proposes new guidance for universities and penalties for students who use essay...

Royal date for Dame Elizabeth

Dame Elizabeth Anionwu honoured by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Trust to role out safe staffing app to 6,000 staff

An app which allows nurses to see staff numbers per hospital ward in real time is about to...

‘Beware risk of replacing nurses with nursing associates’

Leading nurse academic’s warning over new nursing associate role.

Nurses key to improving cancer services in Wales, says government report

Six clinical nurse specialists in south west Wales have a key role in improving acute...

Hospitals need to reduce separation of mothers and ill babies, report finds

NHS Improvement has published a resource to help reduce the number of babies admitted to...

New cancer diagnoses the highest on record

Office for National Statistics says the number of new cases in England is equivalent to 822...

Corbyn quotes Nursing Standard Marie Curie survey during PMQs

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn uses Commons questions to highlight findings of Nursing Standard...

Potentially fatal diseases could return if children are not vaccinated, RCN warns

The RCN has joined a raft of healthcare organisations who have re-emphasised the importance...

More patients being sent for emergency care via non-urgent 111 number

The NHS’s non-emergency line is sending a rising proportion of patients for emergency care,...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to...

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