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York Minster service marks 100 years of the RCN

A special service was held at York Minster to mark the RCN's centenary.

Mentors are 'manipulated, sometimes threatened'

Alarming behaviour by some failing students

Efforts to tackle FGM hampered by cuts to school nursing

Cuts to school nursing numbers and workforce pressures are hampering efforts to eradicate...

Former nurse appointed chair of NHS trust

Anne Shaw has taken over as chair of North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust...

The Archers domestic abuse storyline highlights need for family support, say health...

Two in five health visitors say support for families affected by domestic abuse in England...

Nurse Kate Barmby leaves the Great British Bake Off

Nurse Kate Barmby has insisted she is 'still smiling' after becoming the latest...

Older people bearing brunt of social care cuts, report warns

Older people are bearing the brunt of cuts to social care, and an increasing numbers of care...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct by the NMC

Ms Cafferkey faced allegations that she concealed a high temperature during her health...

Half measures not enough to tackle diabetes, RCN warns

Half measures are not enough to tackle the rising number of people with diabetes, nurses...

Lack of nurse access to CPD is affecting older people’s care

Study says care home staff are being poorly prepared by nursing undergraduate courses.

Honorary doctorate for England’s chief nurse Jane Cummings

Ms Cummings received honour in recognition of her ‘outstanding career in nursing’.

Doctors’ predictions of when terminally ill patients will die vary widely

Research has shown a wide variation in doctors’ ability to predict accurately how long...

NMC panel told that Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘potentially put the public at risk’

Disciplinary panel to hear further evidence today about nurse’s conduct on returning to the...

Post-Brexit England faces huge shortage of midwives, says RCM

‘Huge’ shortage of midwives looms if staff from European Union countries are barred from...

NMC panel told to disregard dishonesty claim against Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey

Nursing and Midwifery Council panel examines claims about Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s...

District nurse adds honorary doctorate to her accolades

University of Lincoln recognises Queen’s Nurse and OBE Candice Pellett for her outstanding...

The NHS needs you: 54,000 letters sent to former registrants

Health Education England’s Come Back campaign outlines incentives and says there has ‘never...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s NMC hearing begins

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces Nursing and Midwifery Council inquiry over her return to...

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