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Prime minister urged to guarantee future of EU workers in NHS

Prime minister Theresa May has been challenged to give EU staff working in the NHS...

Consultation to begin on implementing Wales nurse staffing law

Consultation on how to implement UK’s first law on nurse staffing is expected to start next...

Board game teaches nurses how to care for burn injury patients

The Burns Game tests healthcare professionals with questions and scenarios about how to care...

Gail Adams stepping down as Unison head of nursing

Ms Adams to leave after 14 years in the post.

Unions welcome plan for new nursing post in Department of Health

The Department of Health has said it will create its own nursing adviser post after...

Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Nurses among thousands of NHS staff making a pledge for Change Day

The national day of action for the NHS in England sees healthcare professionals come up with...

NHS on verge of midwife ‘exodus’, Royal College of Midwives warns

Midwives are being driven out of the profession by excessive workloads and poor staffing...

Staff and patients take charge of NHS Twitter account

NHS staff and patients take over the reins of the health service’s Twitter account from this...

Nurses play ‘crucial’ role in reducing stigma around perinatal mental health

Mental health nurses can provide the right care at the right time, a leading nurse has said.

Review uncovers failings at mental health trust

A review of 10 killings has uncovered failings at a mental health trust.

Robot seal proves good therapy for nursing home residents

Staff at an Oxfordshire nursing home say the lifelike robot has a positive effect on...

Home care services could save NHS millions, says report

NHS providers could save around £120 million by increasing the use of clinical home care,...

Nursing associate role will reduce reliance on registered nurses, says England’s chief...

The new nursing associate role will reduce reliance on registered nurses in a health service...

Trusts to have share of £8 million training fund to improve maternity safety

NHS trusts in England will have a share of an £8 million training fund as part of a drive to...

NHS spent £25 million on agency midwives last year, RCM reveals

An investigation by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has revealed that NHS spending on...

More hospitals should join campaign to support dementia patients, say nursing leaders

Nurses, carers and patients have called for more hospitals to sign up to a UK campaign to...

Virtual nurse aims to prevent heart attacks

Cora could save lives through app, research suggests.

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