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Shift patterns are leading to burnout claims nurse

The NHS Tayside nurse said eight-hour shifts can be worked for up to 10 days in a row and...

Emergency department closed to children

Trust suspends A&E services for young people

'Reinstate nursing bursary'

Nursing Standard editor in plea to PM

‘Grant EU nurses British citizenship for free’

The Institute of Public Policy Research think tank say the NHS would collapse without the...

Warning over school nurse numbers

RCN highlights that the number of school nursing post has fallen by 13% since 2010

Respiratory nurse Kate Barmby makes The Great British Bake Off debut tonight

Norwich nurse Kate Barmby will be making her TV debut as a contestant on hit show The Great...

Corbyn: 'I'll keep the bursary'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reverse the government’s decision to scrap...

Funding to curb use of police cells as place of safety for mental health crises...

The first wave of funding for a £15 million programme to prevent police cells being used as...

Nurses' sickness absence rates almost four times higher than doctors

New sickness absence rates show nurses have one of the highest sickness absence rates across...

Archive belonging to first world war nurse sells for £11,200

The diary, photographs and medals belonging to a first world war nurse have amazed...

Heatwave warning for South and East of England

Community nurses should be prepared to help vulnerable patients in the heatwave predicted...

Shortage of nurses and other key workers may hinder seven-day NHS, leaked documents...

The NHS may lack enough nurses and other key staff to make a seven-day service work properly...

Multilingual healthcare assistant turns translator at the Rio Olympics

Multilingual healthcare assistant put translation skills to the test in Rio.

Midwife suspended for nine months over death of baby Joshua Titcombe

Midwife’s care failings before infant’s death lead to her suspension.

Marie Stopes abortions for under-18s and vulnerable women halted

Terminations for vulnerable groups suspended by Marie Stopes in light of Care Quality...

Fast-track diploma offers alternative route to nursing

One-year Sheffield College access to nursing course aimed at healthcare staff who don't have...

Tributes paid to RCN steward Andy Shum

Tributes have been paid to RCN steward and chair of its inner south west London branch Andy...

A&Es facing ‘drastic shortage’ of nurses, warns RCN

The RCN has warned A&Es departments in England are ‘buckling’ under the pressure of...

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