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Study finds link between access to specialist nurses and stroke survival

The number of specialist nurses available to treat patients immediately after a stroke is...

RCN reveals further details of accreditation scheme for nurses working at an advanced...

The RCN has revealed further details of its accreditation scheme for nurses working at an...

Family claim death of retired nurse could have been prevented

The family of a retired nurse who died in a fall from a motorway bridge say her death could...

Cycling nurses raise more than £75,000 for charity

The two nurses completed a gruelling 4,000-mile cycle ride across the US.

Campaign highlights nurses working extra hour

Poster shows extra effort when clocks go back

Bowel cancer patients lacking in emotional support three times more likely to have...

Macmillan Cancer Support and the University of Southampton have surveyed bowel cancer...

NHS staff turning to food banks and payday loans

Hard-pressed health service staff are struggling to make ends meet, according to Unison...

Experimental autism therapy ‘reduces core symptoms in children’

Autism therapy trial that helped parents communicate with their children reports ‘...

Four out five healthcare professionals subjected to bullying, new research reveals

Four out five healthcare professionals have been subjected to bullying, new research reveals.

NMC launches consultation on ‘costly and out of date’ fitness to practise process

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has launched a consultation into proposed changes to its...

Leading nurse collects OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Leading nurse Pauline Watts had a date with royalty today when she collected her OBE from...

NHS promises £130 million to update cancer equipment in England

NHS England has announced £130 million in funding to update or replace more than 100...

RCN centenary walk raises £5,000 for nurses in need

College staff, members and supporters completed an epic 1,500-mile walk.

Northern Irish nurses to receive 1% pay rise after seven-month wait

A pay rise of 1% promised to nurses in Northern Ireland seven months ago will finally appear...

Call to boost life expectancy of those with severe mental illness

Report says life expectancy for these patients is the same as that of the general population...

Nurses at heightened risk of domestic abuse

Nurses are three times more likely than the average person to have experienced domestic...

Exclusive: government must recognise ‘critical importance’ of CPD for nurses

The government must recognise the critical importance of continuing professional development...

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