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Radical changes needed to tackle public health, say academics

Nurses and healthcare professionals must collaborate with those outside of their traditional...

New mother and baby units for women in mental health crisis

Procurement is underway for three new Mother and Baby Units in England for women with mental...

Trust’s emergency care downgraded due to lack of nurses

Inspectors rate Aintree University Hospital unit as ‘requires improvement’ following...

Concern over NHS nurse contracts as BMA calls off doctors’ strikes

Will government move to impose new contracts on nurses in the NHS?

'Nursing students need more training on CQC compliance'...

Independent consultant Jane Orr-Campbell said nursing students need more help to understand...

TV show Baywatch inspires falls prevention at Southampton General

Staff take on ‘bay watcher’ brief in pilot on older people’s wards.

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Button batteries pose ‘serious risk’ to children

Safeguarding expert says parents should be warned of damage the batteries can cause if...

RCN goes back to the beginning for Open House

Characters from the RCN's past welcome more than 300 visitors to its historic London...

New accreditation scheme for advanced nurse practitioners, says RCN

New accreditation scheme for advanced nurse practitioners, says RCN.

Nurse campaigner appears in Ken Loach’s Corbyn documentary

Founder of Bursary or Bust protest campaign raises nursing issues in conversation with...

Healthcare assistants being used as 'nurses on the cheap', says new report

NHS healthcare assistants (HCAs) are doing the jobs of nurses without the equivalent pay or...

Workloads hampering school nurses' ability to help pupils with long-term conditions

Increased workloads are causing school nurses to lose confidence in their ability to help...

Survey reveals fears about cyber-attacks in the NHS

Health professionals are concerned about cyber security within their organisations with many...

NHS trust offers rent-free accommodation for new nursing recruits

An NHS trust is meeting recruitment challenges by offering new nurse starters rent-free...

Nurses transform emergency call responses at major ambulance trust

Mental health nurses working in the emergency calls team at London Ambulance Service are...

Nurses' views sought on suicide prevention in Northern Ireland

Nurses' views are sought for a consultation into Northern Ireland's suicide...

NHS England proposes £50 cap on gifts for nurses and other staff

A consultation has been launched by NHS England in an attempt to control conflicts of...

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