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Nursing workwear company plans £10,000 fundraising drive for nurses in hardship

Staff at a nursing workwear company are planning bike rides, fun runs and bake sales to...

Fall in nursing degree applications

The number of nursing degree applicants in England has fallen by 23%

Project aims to develop social care robot for older people

Academics are to explore whether 'culturally aware' robots could help care for older people...

Hospital dementia campaign extended to care homes

A campaign which calls for people with dementia to be supported by their carers in hospital...

A&E nurses working in intolerable conditions, RCN Northern Ireland director says

RCN Northern Ireland director Janice Smyth has said nurses are ‘under extreme stress’ in...

NHS is failing to recover bills from overseas patients, say MPs

System for recovering money from overseas patients who use the NHS is chaotic, say MPs.

Nursing associates begin training at University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby have embarked on their studies to become Nursing...

Exclusive: New project to examine needs of mental health workforce

The mental health workforce of the future is under the spotlight in a new project...

Blood cancer charity launches special patient information packs

A blood cancer charity is encouraging cancer nurses to distribute its new personalised...

Nurses to support GPs with mental health and addiction issues

A new service has been launched to help GPs affected by mental health and addication issues.

'Government burying head in sand on pay'

MPs warn the NHS cannot afford to lose the goodwill of nurses

Nurses should routinely ask older people about falls – NICE

Practice and district nurses should routinely ask people over 65 about falls, says the...

Nurse academic collects OBE from Prince Charles

It was a proud moment for nurse academic Ruth Northway when she collected her OBE from...

Prison suicide rates at highest ever levels, statistics show

Self-inflicted death is 8.6 times more likely in prison custody than among the general...

MPs debate fair pay for nurses and other NHS staff

Nurses from across England lobbied MPs ahead of debate

RCN event hears about public health in inter-war years

A return to local authorities taking responsibility for childhood public health is not...

Nurse-led service helping patients avoid hospital stay after orthopaedic surgery

A new nurse-led centre for excellence for patients having orthopaedic surgery is helping to...

Half of English hospitals are failing to meet mandatory food standards, report reveals

Almost half of the hospitals in England are failing to meet mandatory food standards two...

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