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Dementia friendly crockery scheme extended after successful pilot

Plates designed for patients with dementia increase food intake by 10%

Nursing expert urges rethink on scrapping nurse policy unit

The International Council of Nurses' Howard Catton calls for unit to stay in place to advise...

Nursing students with families stand to lose most if bursary scrapped, warns NUS

Nursing students with families will be hit hardest in pocket under government's...

Midwives' failings led to death of nine-day-old baby, NMC rules

Failings of Lindsey Biggs and Holly Parkinson caused Joshua Titcombe to lose a '...

Mature students will be given 'best possible assistance' to become nurses...

Government pledge comes despite plans to scrap student bursary

More learning disability nurses needed to improve care for people with autism, RCN urges

RCN highlights need after inquiry revealed nine in ten people with autism said healthcare...

Minister’s plan for better end of life care

End of life care improvements include proposal for round-the-clock key contact for patients...

Cervical screening film translated for BME communities

Raising awareness of cervical screening among BME women

EU staff left uncertain of right to remain after Brexit

NHS staff need assurances they can stay long-term, MPs urge

Oral health ‘too often neglected in care homes’

Care home staff urged to make residents’ dental hygiene a daily priority

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Toolkit helps explain valproate risks in pregnancy

Healthcare professionals urged to give female patients booklet on medication used to treat...

BBC TV documentary series celebrates nursing in the NHS

In the second episode, celebrity Myleene Klass and her mother Magdalena, a nurse for 40...

Nurse’s new poem honours bravery of Somme soldiers

Molly Case teams up with Royal British Legion to release spoken word video marking centenary...

Scotland facing nursing 'retirement boom'...

The number of nurses set to retire in Scotland over the next decade has risen, sparking...

Consultation opens into NICE guidance on end-of-life care for children

Guidelines stress the importance of communication and age-appropriate ways of chatting about...

Call for employers to help test controversial nursing associate role

Health Education England looks for partnership sites across England where organisations will...

Better access to practice nurses cuts emergency asthma treatment

University of East Anglia research found most A&E admissions for the condition are...

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