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Doctors call for bolstered language tests for non-UK nurses

Standardised testing of general and clinical English language skills for all overseas nurses...

International Council of Nurses condemns attacks on health workers in Syria

The International Council of Nurses condemned attacks against health workers in the ongoing...

Childhood obesity strategy to be unveiled

Government's strategy to be published on Thursday

Online map lays bare postcode lottery of dementia care

New interactive map has revealed wide inequalities in care for people with dementia in...

Trust recruiting new nurses

£300k plan to curb staff shortages

Nurses could take on key role to calm the ‘crisis’ in emergency medicine, say experts

A&E patients could be treated by specially-trained nurses as part of measures to tackle...

New nurse-designed board game

Game aims to minimise medication errors

Night-shift nurses 'at greater risk of infections'

Disrupted body clock increases risk, research suggests.

Suicide and mental health

'Lack of contact' with mental health services for people who take their own life

'Halt reduction in health visitor numbers'

Health visitor funding must be protected, says RCN

Nurse among the line-up for latest Great British Bake Off

A nurse who works on an acute respiratory ward is preparing to swap catheters for cakes.

Pledge to keep nursing student bursary

Labour's Owen Smith would 'reverse government decision'

'Children's health at stake'

RCN warns of shortages of paediatric nurses and doctors

Hundreds of cancer patients were organ donors, new figures reveal

People with a history of cancer are being reminded they may be able to become organ donors...

Top nurse appointed to help turn around Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Leading nurse Elaine Inglesby-Burke has been announced as the new chief nurse at Pennine...

New TB guidance for nurses from the International Council of Nurses

The International Council of Nurses has published new guidelines on tuberculosis (TB) for...

Funding details for Scottish nursing students announced

Nursing students studying in Scotland will be eligible for a £6,578 bursary in the coming...

Practice nurses and other primary care workers ‘worrying’ stress levels, poll finds

Nearly nine in ten practice nurses, GPs and other primary care workers find their work life...

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