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Leading stroke nursing professor receives honour at Buckingham Palace

UK's only nursing professor of stroke care made a dame.

Make suicide awareness training mandatory, says RCN

The RCN has backed a call for suicide awareness training to be made mandatory for all health...

Low morale and poor pay behind staff retention problems, survey suggests

In a poll of 2,000 NHS workers 92% thought low morale caused problems with staff retention.

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National...

RCN Foundation establishes committee for Wales

A charity offering nurses career development funding and hardship grants has been set up in...

Ruby Wax to host mental health chats in M&S cafes

Marks and Spencer is to host mental well-being chat sessions in 11 stores as part of a...

Doctors raise concerns about 'deteriorating patient safety'...

Royal College of Physicians report reveals pressure on NHS and its impact on patient care.

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

Bursary helps nurses develop their skills in caring for people who are terminally ill

The National Garden Scheme is sponsoring a bursary fund to allow Marie Curie nurses to...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

The flying nurses bringing eye health care to developing countries

Scaling the heights of healthcare with blindness prevention charity Orbis’s Flying Eye...

Plan for practice nursing set to be published, says England's CNO...

A ten point plan for general practice nursing will be published by NHS England, Jane...

Nurses key to improving older people’s access to GP services

Advanced and specialist nurses have the potential to improve 'unacceptable variations' in...

More registered nurses needed, says NHS England chief executive

Nursing associates should not replace registered nurses, NHS England chief executive states.

What nurses do is not always recognised, admits NHS England chief executive

Politicians do not always recognise the role of primary care nurses, NHS England chief...

New tool to help nurses develop emergency treatment plans with patients

The RCN has helped create a new tool to aid nurses and other health professionals in...

Sight loss charity calls for more training for nurses in care homes

Nurses in care homes need more training in early sight loss interventions.

QNI resource targets transition to adult community services

Online learning resource developed with the help of teenagers and parents aims to improve...

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