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NHS trust offers rent-free accommodation for new nursing recruits

An NHS trust is meeting recruitment challenges by offering new nurse starters rent-free...

Nurses transform emergency call responses at major ambulance trust

Mental health nurses working in the emergency calls team at London Ambulance Service are...

Nurses' views sought on suicide prevention in Northern Ireland

Nurses' views are sought for a consultation into Northern Ireland's suicide...

NHS England proposes £50 cap on gifts for nurses and other staff

A consultation has been launched by NHS England in an attempt to control conflicts of...

Northern Ireland healthcare staff to assess dementia training needs

A dementia learning and development framework has been launched in Northern Ireland to help...

More community placements needed for nursing students

Nursing student placements in the community need support to ensure the career is seen as...

‘Neglected and invisible’: NHS chief on community nursing

Community nurses could hold key to redesigning services says NHS England chief executive.

‘Cuts to CPD funding will jeopardise NHS transformation plans’

The Council of Deans of Health criticised cuts to funding of nurses' continuing professional...

Care homes still using antipsychotics to quieten dementia patients, study finds

Lack of staff could be the reason why too many UK care homes are still using a ‘chemical...

Brexit threatens future of 78,000 social care workers, report warns

Failure to recruit sufficient numbers of British-born care workers could leave older people...

Pedometers handed out to help nursing students fight obesity

Nursing students and trainee midwives are counting each step as they aim to reduce the...

Ten years to solve nurse staffing crisis, says leading nurse academic

It will take at least ten years to resolve the staffing crisis in the nursing workforce,...

Smokers ‘more likely to quit’ after nurse-led cessation support

US study finds hospital patients contacted by nurses trained in cessation techniques are...

Charity calls for better parental support in neonatal units

Thousands of parents of sick or premature babies are being prevented from having close...

Guidance on sexual behaviour in children

Concerns from nurses - such as about sexting – should be followed up

Trust offers band 5 nurses £1,000 'golden hello' bonus

To recruit more nurses for its adult inpatient units, Humber NHS Foundation Trust is...

Chief nurses say community nursing is key to healthier future across UK

Community nursing holds key to tackling health challenges and inequalities in UK populations

RCM warns 8,000 midwives about pension opt out schemes

Thousands of newly qualified and student midwives have been urged to reject a ‘concerning’...

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