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Red Cross defends claim of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in NHS

British charity’s chief executive renews warning about crisis in the UK’s hospital and...

New chief executive for Florence Nightingale Foundation

Nurse education charity the Florence Nightingale Foundation has announced the appointment of...

Prime minister to outline action on mental health

Theresa May is expected to announce action on mental health, including moves to help reduce...

91-year-old nurse reunited with patient more than 60 years on

Bill Douglas tracked down retired ward sister Margaret Ancell to thank her for saving his...

Sickness leave halved in six-hour day trial

Assistant nurses at a care home in Sweden who worked reduced hours reported higher rates of...

Trust offering up to £5k relocation package to tempt nurses away from London

Relocation packages worth up to £5,000 are being offered to nurses in London, in an effort...

Nurses urged to sign 'scrap the cap' pay petition ...

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition urging the government to scrap a pay cap...

‘One in five women with diabetes experience depression’

US nursing research finds those with both conditions experience poorer diabetes management...

Nominations sought for RCN fellowships

Nurses are being encouraged to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to...

Trust makes Twitter plea for off-duty nurses to work amid ‘severe’ A&E pressures

A&E pressures prompts one trust’s plea on social media and radio for off-duty nurses to...

Chief nurse’s BME advisory group needs new chair

Opportunity for senior professional to influence chief nursing officer’s work on race...

EXCLUSIVE: surge in number of NHS staff applying to retire

The number of NHS staff applying for retirement has surged by 25% over the past four years,...

Board game helps hone new nurses’ skills

New nurses and students are learning about management skills thanks to a board game...

Resource update: cultural competency

Read our guide to a new e-learning tool which helps health professionals understand the...

Nursing professor made dame in honour's list calls for improvements in stroke care

The only nursing professor of stroke care in the UK is among nurses in the new year honours...

Nurse-led clinic reports 'significant' fall in HIV diagnoses

A nurse-led sexual health clinic has reported a 'significant' 40% fall in HIV...

Barcoding medication and replacement hips ‘could save NHS £1 billion’

Replacement hips and breast implants are to have barcodes as part of an NHS scheme to reduce...

Nurses’ achievements recognised in new year’s honours

Leading Mary Seacole statue campaigner and the UK’s only nursing professor of stroke care...

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