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Nurse-led project tackles alcohol taboo

Initiative from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s alcohol care team aims to help...

RCN calls government response to pay petition ‘completely inadequate’

College criticises response to a petition against the 1% pay cap on NHS staff.

New framework for cancer nursing launched

A new framework for cancer nursing has been launched that will allow nurses to match their...

NHS risks losing highly-skilled workers amid Brexit uncertainty

Scotland’s health secretary has warned of the risk of losing skilled workers amid post-...

Former RCN general secretary appointed interim chair of NHS trust

Former RCN general secretary Peter Carter has been appointed interim chair of an NHS trust.

Plagiarism and exam cheating among thousands of academic misconduct cases on UK nursing...

A Nursing Standard investigation reveals thousands of UK nursing students have been involved...

Appeal court ruling on HIV drug victory for common sense, says leading nurse

Judges rule NHS England does have power to provide HIV prevention strategy.

US nurses must ‘heal divisions’ in wake of Donald Trump election victory

Nurses in the US must help to unite the country – and ensure healthcare for all – after the...

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

Clinicians need improved awareness of the internet to help suicidal patients, report...

Researchers have found a high proportion of people with suicidal thoughts search for...

Nurses should not be forced to pay parking fines, say RCN Wales

Staff upset over hospital car parking fines at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Guild of Nurses to march in Lord Mayor's Show...

Nurses will join procession of thousands in London.

Nurse consultant appointed to key chemotheraphy role

Lesley Sheen is believed to be only one of five chemotherapy nurse consultants in the UK

Nurses and NHS staff face ban on sugary drinks

NHS England has outlined proposals to ban sugary drinks from hospitals in a bid to cut...

Nurses sing on new single to raise funds for charity

WellChild nurse choir features in new charity single and video along with pop band Scouting...

Nurse academic to head QNI’s community leaders programme

Scheme will be available to experienced Queen’s nurses with the potential to secure a senior...

Union leader tells Lords committee of impact of pay restraint on NHS staff morale

A government requirement forcing the health service to meet the cost of the new national...

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