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Nurses and midwives call for pay rise

Nurses and midwives are calling on the government to end its policy of pay restraint, as...

Depression and anxiety soars in young women, new figures show

There has been an alarming rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young women in the...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

Journalists condemn new NMC rules to keep disciplinary details private

Journalists have written to the chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)...

Nurses experience old age through innovative simulation suit

NHS staff are to get the opportunity to feel the effects of old age.

Sharp rise in deprivation of liberty safeguard applications, latest figures reveal

More than 75,000 people in England were deprived of their liberty from April 2015 to March...

Junior doctors lose High Court battle over staffing contract

Jeremy Hunt wins High Court battle with junior doctors over complaint that he had gone...

Bowel cancer could be detected earlier by GPs

Study shows patients have symptoms a year before emergency bowel cancer diagnosis.

Swimming nurse raises money for the homeless

A college nurse recently swam a mile around London’s Serpentine Lake to raise money for...

'Political maladministration' to blame for high level of unsafe hospital...

NHS staff must always ensure patients take priority over organisational pressures, a report...

Chief executive pledges support to colleagues of nurse killed in car crash

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has offered support to those who knew nurse Sue Owen.

Carers of patients with cancer highly rate nursing support

Almost half of carers surveyed praised nurses’ help.

Healthy child initiative aims to unite health visitors and nurses in providing...

New Welsh Government programme sets out to ensure consistent healthcare for all children...

NMC disciplinary allegations to stay private until hearings

Allegations against nurses and midwives will no longer be made public ahead of disciplinary...

70,000 people with learning disabilities not having a health check, figures show

More than 70,000 people with learning disabilities did not receive a health check, according...

New dementia strategy for nurses

Nurses caring for those with dementia are urged to fit the care they provide to the...

Radical changes needed to tackle public health, say academics

Nurses and healthcare professionals must collaborate with those outside of their traditional...

New mother and baby units for women in mental health crisis

Procurement is underway for three new Mother and Baby Units in England for women with mental...

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