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Nurse cycles from Budapest to Basel for charity

Renal transplant unit nurse Claire Salter and her friend aim to raise £3,000 for Imperial...

More than a quarter of people ignore bowel cancer test results

Figures from an NHS trust show that more than two-fifths of people sent a test kit for bowel...

Police assigned to protect NHS staff across London hospitals

A police team has been assigned to protect emergency departments (EDs) across four major...

Number of nurses given hardship payments rockets at start of 2017

The number of hardship grants handed to struggling nurses have soared in the first three...

Nurses could prove pivotal in solving cancer waiting times crisis

More than 100,000 people in England are experiencing drawn out 'stress and uncertainty' over...

‘Fight for our NHS’, urge unions and nurses as PM calls election

Prime minister Theresa May has called a snap general election for 8 June.

Videos of neonatal intensive care babies to reassure their parents

Parents are being kept updated about their baby’s progress in hospital through precious...

University partners with trusts to increase nursing student places fivefold

A university providing self-funding nursing student places that have not been commissioned...

PM praises Prince Harry for talking about his mental health

Prince Harry has been praised by Theresa May after revealing he sought counselling to come...
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Have your say in Patient's Choice category...

Time is running out to cast your vote in the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse...

Report reveals barriers to mental health services for deaf and disabled people

A report by the London Assembly health committee has highlighted challenges deaf and...

Nurse helps create innovative assessment unit

Service is helping to reduce emergency department admissions.

‘Understanding financial cost is part of helping patients with dementia’

As bank HSBC launches finance guide for patients and their families, dementia expert June...

Citizens Advice launches service at hospital

Patients can combine a trip to hospital in Wales with gaining access to financial help and...

New fund aims to help nurses improve health of homeless people

Nurses planning projects to improve the health of homeless people will be able to apply for...

RCN poll asks whether members want to strike over pay

RCN opens online poll on whether members are prepared to strike over pay.

Nearly two-thirds of nurses have not written a will, survey shows

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust is urging nurses to write a will after revealing that they are less...

Scotland moves towards safe nurse staffing legislation by launching consultation

The Scottish government has announced it will consult on enshrining in law the use of...

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