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NHS Scotland plans to recruit more than 400 nurses and midwives to new posts by next...

Scottish Government publishes plans for its NHS workforce for 2016/17

‘Not enough’ hospital nurses on duty, say one in three patients in Scotland

Survey reveals concern about staff numbers, though overall satisfaction with service rises...

Low nurse numbers could increase hospitals’ use of restraint – study

US study shows proportion of nurses on wards influences use of restraint.

Get familiar with social media to help pupils stay safe online

School nurses must understand the potential risks if they are to help young people think...

Florence Nightingale Foundation chief Elizabeth Robb to step down

Florence Nightingale Foundation chief executive announces her departure.

‘Green prescribing’ a good way to coax older people outdoors

Older people more likely to do outdoor activity if it’s recommended by a healthcare...

Protection ‘top priority' when fabricated child illness suspected...

School nurse conference told authorities often focus on the reasons parents fake illness in...

Radical plans to close NHS services

A&E and hospital closure proposals revealed

New online support for nurses working with motor neurone disease

The RCN has produced a new online support for nurses working with people living with the...

New workforce strategy for practice nurses

Work under way to meet the needs of general practice nursing

Shift patterns are leading to burnout claims nurse

The NHS Tayside nurse said eight-hour shifts can be worked for up to 10 days in a row and...

Emergency department closed to children

Trust suspends A&E services for young people

'Reinstate nursing bursary'

Nursing Standard editor in plea to PM

‘Grant EU nurses British citizenship for free’

The Institute of Public Policy Research think tank say the NHS would collapse without the...

Warning over school nurse numbers

RCN highlights that the number of school nursing post has fallen by 13% since 2010

Respiratory nurse Kate Barmby makes The Great British Bake Off debut tonight

Norwich nurse Kate Barmby will be making her TV debut as a contestant on hit show The Great...

Corbyn: 'I'll keep the bursary'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reverse the government’s decision to scrap...

Funding to curb use of police cells as place of safety for mental health crises...

The first wave of funding for a £15 million programme to prevent police cells being used as...

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