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Nurses needed to volunteer at homeless centres this Christmas

With homelessness rapidly increasing, nurses and other healthcare workers are being called...

Pauline Cafferkey given Ebola all clear

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey has tested negative for the Ebola virus after being hospitalised for...

NHS would not cope without European nurses – RCN

NHS would not cope without nurses from the European Union, Royal College of Nursing warns.

Suicide three times higher among community treated patients, study finds

Suicides among patients treated in crisis resolution and home treatment services are three...

Elizabeth Anionwu shares that songs that shaped her life at Black History Month event

An Irish polka tune, fifties rock and roll and traditional African music were among the song...

'Graffiti boards' and mystery shopper programmes used for patient feedback on...

The King's Fund charity has investigated local methods in the NHS for gaining patient...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'stable' after being rushed to hospital

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey is said to be in a stable condition after she was hospitalised for a...

Oncology nurse creates shower tool to help women check their breasts

An oncology nurse has developed a new tool for women to check their breasts.

Not enough learning disability nurses for future patients

By 2021 the number of people with learning disabilities will increase by 14%, without the...

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses urged

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses are warned.

Book clubs to aid nurses with patients who have learning disabilities

Book clubs can help lessen anxiety about healthcare for those with learning disabilities.

RCN publishes lone working guidance as almost half of community staff face abuse

The RCN's guidance gives tips for nurses on staying safe when working alone.

New resource will help mental health nurses care for those with learning disabilities

A new resource will help mental health nurses to better support and care for people with...

Learning disability nurses 'can change people’s perceptions'

A service user has said learning disability nurses can play a vital role in educating other...

Exhibition charting public health nursing through the centuries opens at the RCN

A new exhibition charting public health nursing through the decades has opened at the RCN in...

Learning Disability Mortality Review addressing premature deaths

People with learning disabilities are three times more likely to die from treatable causes...

GPs’ role vital in care for people with learning disabilities, say nurses

GPs play vital role in improving care for people with learning disabilities, nurse leaders...

Regional trauma centre boosts survival rates by more than half

More patients are surviving life-threatening injuries thanks to a regional trauma network.

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