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Community nurse and GP caseloads mean no time for chronic disease management, warns top...

Community nurses and GPs will spend so much time ‘firefighting’ urgent cases this winter...

Mother and son lobby to use drug company fines to fund specialist epilepsy nurses

A mother and son who both have epilepsy are petitioning the UK government to fund a ‘new...

From free concerts to £5k tips

Nurses have paid tribute to George Michael for championing the profession – and recalled how...

Hospital parking nets more than £120 million for NHS trusts

NHS hospitals are making more money than ever from car park charges, an investigation has...

NHS must focus on home care, says England’s chief nurse

The NHS needs to spend more money looking after people in their own homes rather than in...

Nurse brings forward retirement after £1m Christmas lottery win

A nurse who ended a night shift by discovering she’d won £1 million celebrated her early...

Dementia nursing services facing axe in two regions

Specialist dementia care being withdrawn due to financial pressures.

Royal College of Midwives ‘extremely disappointed’ by lack of DH response to midwifery...

RCM has attacked the government for failing to publish the response to its summer...

Nurses pay down by £2,619 in five years, research shows

Nurses and emergency staff working over Christmas have seen their pay plummet by up to 9%...

Highest number of NHS staff ever get flu jab

A greater proportion of NHS staff than ever before have been vaccinated against the flu this...

Specialist nurse-led cancer helpline gets accreditation

A charity pancreatic cancer telephone support line run by specialist nurses has received...

Warning over lack of learning disability nurses highlighted in new guidance

Draft guidance for safe staffing in learning disability (LD) services across England has...

Call for government to take action over rise in attacks on NHS staff

Physical assaults on NHS staff rose by 4% last year.

'No evidence' for mandated safe staffing ratios, says draft guidance

New guidance on achieving safe staffing for adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals in...

Nursing leaders’ tribute to ‘hard-working and dedicated’ nurses working over Christmas

Nursing leaders from across the UK have paid tribute to the ‘hard-working and dedicated’...

Nurses making Christmas Day special for patients across the UK

Almost 90,000 nurses will be on Christmas Day duty this year, according to health union...

Nursing voted most honest and ethical profession in US poll

Nurses have been voted the most trustworthy professionals for the fifteenth year in a row in...

New guidance issued on high quality care in care homes

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has called on commissioners and providers to follow its...

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