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Resource planned for nurses who want to work in defence settings

Resource for those starting out in defence nursing is being developed by the RCN and...

Hospital staff use theatrical technique to improve care

Emergency department nurses in London find a novel way to improve care.

Teenagers with cancer need access to fertility preservation services, urges nurse expert

Valerie Peddie has emphasised the lack of fertility knowledge among young people with cancer

Fathers key to tackling child health crisis, say senior nurses

Fathers are being left out of involvement in their children’s healthcare with potentially...

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Plans to axe up to 60 health visitors in Nottinghamshire will 'hit deprived...

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is making cuts from its health visitor...

Celebrate the fantastic job you do, chief nurse urges profession

Nurses need to get better at trumpeting their unique role in patient care, says England’s...

Nursing staff should take learning ‘across borders’, says RCN president

Nursing staff working across the world hold the solutions to many of the biggest challenges...

Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this...

Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

Hospital inspectors will prioritise experience of carers of patients with dementia – CQC

Chief inspector of England’s hospitals pledges his teams will look at provision for carers...

Hospice choir hoping for Christmas number one

A nurse and a 94-year-old patient are among the singers hoping for a hit single this...

New executive director for Council of Deans of Health

The Council of Deans of Health has announced the appointment of a new executive director.

Contribution of Caribbean and African nurses celebrated in new documentary

New BBC4 documentary tells the story of the thousands of women from the Caribbean and Africa...

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and...

Trust chief executive reveals racism towards staff following Brexit result

Dame Julie Moore described the situation at her NHS trust post-Brexit to a House of Lords...

Nurse denies dishonestly recording Pauline Cafferkey’s temperature

Nurse who volunteered to fight Ebola in West Africa denies dishonestly recording Pauline...

RCN re-elects Cecilia Anim as president for second term

Ms Anim will remain in post for the next two years following a membership vote.

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