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BME staff less likely to raise concerns in the workplace

Asian and black healthcare staff are significantly less likely to whistleblow than their...

University to open new nursing school to ease students’ commutes

The University of Plymouth is to open its third nursing teaching site in a bid to cut down...

Nursing assistant’s delight as colleagues throw 80th birthday bash

One of the UK’s oldest nursing assistants celebrates her 80th birthday at work.

New hospital documentary series puts NHS staff in the spotlight

A new television documentary is promising to portray the full reality of working for the of...

NICE recommends annual mental health checks for people with learning disabilities

Everyone with learning disabilities should receive a review of their mental health, says the...

Police investigation at Cumberland Infirmary after tampering fears

A police investigation is under way at North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust after staff...

Concern at rise in delayed discharge from mental health trusts

Delayed discharge from mental health and learning disability trusts in England up 56%

Overhaul of mental health care promised by PM Theresa May

A package of reforms to tackle 'hidden injustice’ and stigma of mental illness has been...

Fast-track nursing degree programme open to applicants

Fast-track nursing degree course in north east England will take on new students in March.
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Deadline extended to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Entries for the profession's most prestigious awards accepted until 13 January

Red Cross defends claim of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in NHS

British charity’s chief executive renews warning about crisis in the UK’s hospital and...

New chief executive for Florence Nightingale Foundation

Nurse education charity the Florence Nightingale Foundation has announced the appointment of...

Prime minister to outline action on mental health

Theresa May is expected to announce action on mental health, including moves to help reduce...

91-year-old nurse reunited with patient more than 60 years on

Bill Douglas tracked down retired ward sister Margaret Ancell to thank her for saving his...

Sickness leave halved in six-hour day trial

Assistant nurses at a care home in Sweden who worked reduced hours reported higher rates of...

Trust offering up to £5k relocation package to tempt nurses away from London

Relocation packages worth up to £5,000 are being offered to nurses in London, in an effort...

Nurses urged to sign 'scrap the cap' pay petition ...

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition urging the government to scrap a pay cap...

‘One in five women with diabetes experience depression’

US nursing research finds those with both conditions experience poorer diabetes management...

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