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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.

Nurses central to success of integrated care, says health charity CEO

The head of The King’s Fund says of all the frontline health professionals needed to...

Third of England's hospital trusts raise parking charges over year

NHS Digital figures show that a third of hospital trusts in England have increased their car...

Google Doodle honours iconic nurse Mary Seacole

Pioneering 19th century nurse Mary Seacole has been honoured by Google, with a logo...

Union launches toolkit and training to tackle racism in the NHS

Step-by-step guide published to promote equality across the health service.

Prison nurses praised for their end of life care

High quality of palliative care at HMP Norwich is recognised with a national award

Gossip helps keep patients safe and organisations healthy, study claims

Workplace gossip can be a valuable early warning sign of failure in healthcare organisations...

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