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Mental health conditions lengthen hospital stays for heart failure patients

Heart failure patients who are also affected by a mental health condition are more likely to...

Nurses' key role in preventing suicides

Nurses are best placed to develop a rapport and communicate with patients at risk of suicide...

Nurses say they will 'go extra mile' during junior doctors strike...

Nurses will pull together for patients as the NHS braces itself for another series of...

World first for cardiac nurse

Tom Quinn has become the first nurse to be elected as a Fellow of the American College of...

Call for debate on future of nursing education

A new report from the Council of Deans of Health is calling for discussion on what new...

Chemotherapy mortality study highlights the importance of secondary cancer care nurses

Public Health England and Cancer Research UK publish study revealing 30-day mortality rates...

Two new council members at the NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has appointed two new council members.

Olympic inspired torch relay spreads important hygiene message

Nursing academics from Plymouth University have been keeping the Olympic spirit alive with a...

Junior doctors announce five days of strike action

Fears over patient safety have been raised after junior doctors in England escalate dispute...

District nursing at ‘breaking point’

Overstretched district nursing services are functioning on nurses’ goodwill, says new report.

New videos for nurses on how to care for women and girls affected by FGM

Four short YouTube videos will help nurses care for women and girls who have been affected...

Lamp procession will mark end of studies for nursing students

University of Wolverhampton event celebrates completion of degree programme.

Nurse recruitment event at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nurses from all specialisms are being sought for recruitment in Yorkshire.

NHS Scotland plans to recruit more than 400 nurses and midwives to new posts by next...

Scottish Government publishes plans for its NHS workforce for 2016/17

‘Not enough’ hospital nurses on duty, say one in three patients in Scotland

Survey reveals concern about staff numbers, though overall satisfaction with service rises...

Low nurse numbers could increase hospitals’ use of restraint – study

US study shows proportion of nurses on wards influences use of restraint.

Get familiar with social media to help pupils stay safe online

School nurses must understand the potential risks if they are to help young people think...

Florence Nightingale Foundation chief Elizabeth Robb to step down

Florence Nightingale Foundation chief executive announces her departure.

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