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Lack of nurse access to CPD is affecting older people’s care

Study says care home staff are being poorly prepared by nursing undergraduate courses.

Honorary doctorate for England’s chief nurse Jane Cummings

Ms Cummings received honour in recognition of her ‘outstanding career in nursing’.

Doctors’ predictions of when terminally ill patients will die vary widely

Research has shown a wide variation in doctors’ ability to predict accurately how long...

NMC panel told that Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘potentially put the public at risk’

Disciplinary panel to hear further evidence today about nurse’s conduct on returning to the...

Post-Brexit England faces huge shortage of midwives, says RCM

‘Huge’ shortage of midwives looms if staff from European Union countries are barred from...

NMC panel told to disregard dishonesty claim against Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey

Nursing and Midwifery Council panel examines claims about Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s...

District nurse adds honorary doctorate to her accolades

University of Lincoln recognises Queen’s Nurse and OBE Candice Pellett for her outstanding...

The NHS needs you: 54,000 letters sent to former registrants

Health Education England’s Come Back campaign outlines incentives and says there has ‘never...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s NMC hearing begins

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces Nursing and Midwifery Council inquiry over her return to...

Protest against trust's plan to offer nurses higher salary to opt out of pension...

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is offering new nurses a higher salary in exchange...

New end of life care approach for nurses

A national palliative care charity has developed a new approach to end of life care based on...

New partnership for the Royal College of Midwives

RCM teams up with Emma’s Diary to provide support for pregnant women and first-time parents.

‘School nurses could overlook abuse due to paperwork burden’

School nurses spend so much time on paperwork that abuse or neglect could be missed, says...

Sports Direct to appoint nurse after health and safety review

Nurse and welfare officer will offer advice to staff at retailer’s vast warehouse, where...

Senior nurses take on new NHS Improvement roles

Jacqueline McKenna and Mark Radford appointed as deputies to executive director of nursing...

Charity warns that cuts to sexual health services could compromise contraception choices

As NICE issues a new quality standard for contraception advice, a leading nurse has warned...

Win a trip to Lapland in the RCN Christmas card competition

The RCN has launched a Christmas card competition that could win one lucky child and their...

Stillbirth and neonatal death charity publish new guidelines for nurses

Sands has updated its guidelines for nurses caring for people affected by pregnancy loss and...

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