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Scrapping student bursary risks future mental health nursing workforce, report warns

Plans to scrap student bursaries risk worsening a recruitment crisis in mental health...

'Sprainspotting' nurses recreate cult film poster ...

Nurse practitioners promote new uniforms by posing for Trainspotting homage.

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey accused of concealing high temperature during screening

Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was infected with the Ebola virus while volunteering...

First two regional chief nurses appointed by NHS Improvement and NHS England

Two senior nurses have been appointed to unite the work of the clinical commissioning group...

Long-awaited government plan highlights how nurses can help tackle childhood obesity

Government's new childhood obesity strategy, which calls on nurses to help tackle the...

Prospective nursing students race for final degree places on A-level results day

Nursing is the fifth most popular subject searched for on the Universities and Colleges...

First World War nurse's diaries to go under the hammer

The diary of a volunteer nurse who died during the First World War is expected to attract...

Doctors call for bolstered language tests for non-UK nurses

Standardised testing of general and clinical English language skills for all overseas nurses...

International Council of Nurses condemns attacks on health workers in Syria

The International Council of Nurses condemned attacks against health workers in the ongoing...

Childhood obesity strategy to be unveiled

Government's strategy to be published on Thursday

Online map lays bare postcode lottery of dementia care

New interactive map has revealed wide inequalities in care for people with dementia in...

Trust recruiting new nurses

£300k plan to curb staff shortages

Nurses could take on key role to calm the ‘crisis’ in emergency medicine, say experts

A&E patients could be treated by specially-trained nurses as part of measures to tackle...

New nurse-designed board game

Game aims to minimise medication errors

Night-shift nurses 'at greater risk of infections'

Disrupted body clock increases risk, research suggests.

Suicide and mental health

'Lack of contact' with mental health services for people who take their own life

'Halt reduction in health visitor numbers'

Health visitor funding must be protected, says RCN

Nurse among the line-up for latest Great British Bake Off

A nurse who works on an acute respiratory ward is preparing to swap catheters for cakes.

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