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Andy Burnham wins Greater Manchester mayoral nomination

Former health secretary Andy Burnham is one step nearer to being able to fulfil his pledge...

Nurses help design 'home from home' for dementia patients and their families...

A lead dementia nurse has described the benefit of her hospital’s family support rooms which...

One in four people with Parkinson's struggles to contact specialist nurse between...

While the majority of people with Parkinson’s have a specialist nurse, many struggle to...

Unions vow to combat rise in racist abuse against NHS staff

The Trades Union Congress has published guidance to combat racism in the workplace following...

Newcastle nurse in volunteer role at Rio Olympics

A theatre recovery nurse from Newcastle has swapped the River Tyne for Marina da Gloria...

Tributes paid to Birmingham City University nursing student

Colleagues have paid tribute to 'well-liked and committed' student Sally Cooper following...

Emergency services' nurses in pilot study to improve carbon monoxide poisoning...

Emergency department nurses are taking part in a study into how staff can better detect and...

Public sector pay restraint must continue, says Jeremy Hunt

Unions have condemned comments by health secretary Jeremy Hunt that pay restraint for nurses...

Nursing memories of NHS sought for new online museum

Nurses past and present are being encouraged to share their stories and memorabilia for an...

Dancing nurses prove a hit on hospital ward

Nurses jig and twirl in video showing the lighter side of hospital life.

Improve care for prisoners with dementia, RCN urges

The RCN has called for improved care for prisoners with dementia after a watchdog revealed...

Video of nurse using Taylor Swift song to teach handwashing goes viral

Clip demonstrating hand hygiene technique has been viewed more than 600,000 times across the...

Community nursing cuts hampering diabetes care as prescription bill hits £1 billion a...

Nursing leaders warned cuts to community nursing are damaging diabetes care as the drug bill...

Double graduation joy for lung cancer forum nurses

Two leading lung cancer nurses have spoken of their pride at seeing their children join the...

Pupils get hands-on experience at nursing summer school

Budding nurses have been learning new skills and finding out more about the profession.

Safe nurse staffing laws for Wales from April 2018

Hospitals in Wales will have to implement safe nurse staffing levels under the law from...

Nurses urged to lobby NHS England over drug that can prevent HIV transmission

Nurses should lobby NHS England to fund a drug that can prevent HIV transmission, according...

Nurse of the Year Amanda Burston to be recognised at Women of the Year event

RCN nurse of the year Amanda Burston recognised for her work supporting victims of domestic...

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