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RCN calls for investment in health and social care as research links cuts to 30,000...

Researchers link 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to cuts in services.

Nurses join team of experts set up to help under pressure GP practices

Royal College of General Practitioners has created a service to support GP practices.
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Reports of FGM are being made daily, says NSPCC

Reports of female genital mutilation (FGM) are being made daily and sometimes concern babies...

‘Nurses should resist passport checks for overseas patients’

A nurse has called on health professionals to boycott a new requirement to check patients’...

Nurse steps into ring for charity boxing match

A nurse is rising to the challenge of her life by swapping the hospital ward for the boxing...

BBC Hospital documentary to return for two more series

A television documentary which laid bare the reality of working for one of the busiest...

Many older people not receiving basic care, says Age UK

Hundreds of thousands of older people are not receiving the help they need to get out of bed...

Our training programmes are inadequate, say occupational health nurses

Education programmes fail to prepare occupational health nurses for work, survey finds.

STP plans could hit community nurse funding in rural areas, leading nurse warns

RCN deputy president says community nursing will be put at risk unless funding is...

Walking could boost quality of life in patients with advanced cancer

Nurse-led study suggests that encouraging walking among patients with advanced cancer could...

'Nurses who smoke should lead by example and kick the habit'...

Nurses who smoke should lead by example and quit to help the wider public kick the habit, a...

US nurses urge Donald Trump to ensure affordable healthcare for all

Members of 40 US nursing organisations are urging president Donald Trump to ensure that all...

Afternoon tea highlights importance of nutrition for people with dementia

Nurses have been urged to get behind a new initiative that aims to raise awareness of the...

Dual roles proposed to boost practice nurse numbers

Dual roles and better student placements could help address practice nurse shortage, says...

School nurse investment could tackle rise in sexually transmitted infections - RCN

Urgent investment in school nursing could tackle the rising the number of sexually...

Exclusive: new figures suggest widespread abuse of adults with learning disabilities

Thousands of adults with learning disabilities in England may have been sexually abused in...

NMC reveals latest revalidation figures

A further 43,445 nurses and midwives have successfully revalidated

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