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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.

Mentors are 'manipulated, sometimes threatened'

Alarming behaviour by some failing students

Efforts to tackle FGM hampered by cuts to school nursing

Cuts to school nursing numbers and workforce pressures are hampering efforts to eradicate...

Former nurse appointed chair of NHS trust

Anne Shaw has taken over as chair of North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust...

The Archers domestic abuse storyline highlights need for family support, say health...

Two in five health visitors say support for families affected by domestic abuse in England...

Nurse Kate Barmby leaves the Great British Bake Off

Nurse Kate Barmby has insisted she is 'still smiling' after becoming the latest...

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