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83-year-old nurse vows to carry on working

One of the UK's oldest nurses has celebrated her 83rd birthday – and vowed to carry on...

Childline receives call about suicide every 30 minutes

Record numbers of children who feel desperate are contacting the confidential counselling...

New health coalition hopes to guarantee status of EU nurses

New coalition of health and social care experts hopes to guarantee status of EU staff in the...

NHS 111 to get online triage service

Health secretary announces new online services and apps that will be available to patients...

Patients need more help to self-manage diabetes, says CQC

Major diabetes review warns the NHS must do more to help patients self-manage their condition

‘Dangerous lack’ of MS specialist nurses, charity warns

Report says one in four MS patients lives in an area where specialist nurses have twice the...

Nurse named chief executive of the Mental Health Network

The Mental Health Network has appointed trained nurse Sean Duggan as its new chief executive

Concerns over vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland

The percentage of vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland has risen by 16% in three...

Yoga and mindfulness can benefit young people with eating disorders, clinical...

Senior clinical psychologist Sam Bottrill said yoga and mindfulness can help young people...

Practice nurses provide 'easier first stop' for young people with eating...

Young people with eating disorders can find it easier to speak to practice nurses than GPs...

‘Social networks reinforced my anorexia, but helped my recovery too’

Student Ruby Tucker highlights complex role of social media in eating disorders

Safe caseloads must be determined for district nursing, urges QNI

A new paper from nursing charity, the Queen's Nursing Institute, is being used to start...

New nursing dean for University of Salford

Margaret Rowe has taken up post at the University of Salford's school of nursing.

New guidance outlines nurses' role in tackling falling child vaccination rates...

Role nurses can play in tackling falling child vaccination rates in England has been...

Nurse academic leading study into effects of manuka honey

Study will examine whether stoma bags made using manuka honey can reduce skin irritation.

Google doodle honour for Second World War nurse

A nurse who was awarded the George medal for bravery during the Second World War has been...

Mental health conditions lengthen hospital stays for heart failure patients

Heart failure patients who are also affected by a mental health condition are more likely to...

Nurses' key role in preventing suicides

Nurses are best placed to develop a rapport and communicate with patients at risk of suicide...

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