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‘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’...

Survey highlights smoking and weight issues among mental health and learning disability...

Scottish Government reveals physical health statistics and bed occupancy rates in Scotland.

Charity highlights shortage of children’s palliative care nurses

New campaign shows paucity of staff is compromising care

Senior nurses urged to apply for fellowship's 2017 intake...

Senior nurses are invited to apply for a programme aimed at improving nursing care for older...

Northern Ireland regulator calls for NHS staff whistleblowing helpline

The RCN in Northern Ireland has welcomed calls for a confidential helpline to be set up for...

Nurse-led end of life service cuts admissions

Review finds London care coordination centre could save the NHS £350,000 a year, but needs...

York Minster service marks 100 years of the RCN

A special service was held at York Minster to mark the RCN's centenary.

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