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With 130 years’ experience between them, three nurse leaders bow out

The colleagues look back at dramatic change over their long nursing careers

Feedback from up to 49,000 patients with cancer remains unpublished, study suggests

Researchers say information on quality of life during and after treatment must be shared

Conman convicted of defrauding ‘hard-working nurses’ out of £100,000

Johnson Umax promised victims he would secure mortgages for them

Man prosecuted for hospital assault on nurse and other staff

Mark Gallagher has been placed under night-time curfew and ordered to pay compensation

New and expectant mothers to access perinatal mental healthcare closer to home

NHS England announce roll-out of specialist services across the country

Wards in England are still failing to achieve safe staffing levels, new report warns

Workforce study says policies introduced since Mid-Staffs Inquiry have lost momentum

Learning disability nursing students ‘devastated’ at lecturer’s redundancy

Bangor University blames budget cuts on dwindling applications and ‘challenging’ finances

Period poverty: schools in Wales to offer girls free sanitary products

More than 141,000 pupils who cannot afford tampons and other supplies are expected to benefit

Capacity Tracker helps staff to locate care home places for patients in England

The digital tool aims to ensure people ‘aren’t left waiting in hospital unnecessarily’

Support network uses social media to attract men into nursing

Facebook and Twitter groups connect students with nurses to promote profession

Off-duty nurses save cyclist’s life at side of the road

Mental health team performed CPR on man who had gone into cardiac arrest

RCN exhibition traces the history of older people’s nursing

Aspects of Age exhibition looks at how far healthcare has come in 200 years

RCN Northern Ireland gets go-ahead for ballot on industrial action

Vacancies and lagging pay have become a public safety issue, college warns

Parents’ praise for nurses who delivered baby in hospital car park

Staff and student on a shift break helped deliver baby at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

NMC invites registrants to help shape its five-year strategy

Regulator asks nurses, midwives and nursing associates to suggest priorities for action

Hospital food: Unison survey highlights unappetising reality of nurses’ mealtimes

Union hits out at poor facilities and lack of basics like water and healthy snacks

Nurse struck off for ‘deliberate dishonesty’ in smear test records

NMC panel finds patients were put at risk due to delays and lack of transparency
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