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‘We need to learn from infection control in nursing homes around the world’

How a travel scholarship project may help reduce NHS costs related to unplanned admissions

New guidance offers advice on alleviating staff stress and improving mental well-being

Health Education England aims to help nurses ‘deal with the pressures they often face’

‘Appreciative Friday’ helps show staff how much they are valued

Queen’s Nurse’s social media messages for staff and families caring for people with dementia

Poopology: the board game that teaches staff about diarrhoea management

New learning tool embeds knowledge and ‘brings fun into teaching sessions’

What it’s like to be the only healthcare professional on an offshore oil rig

Nurse tells QNIS conference he wants to raise the profile of these ‘forgotten’ lone workers

Emergency department waiting times: NHS announces trial sites for new targets

A&E staff will be testing one-hour treatment target for the most critical presentations

Mental health nurse disciplined by NMC for holding 'patient fight' vote

Steven Boyd also made a comment to a young patient that showed ‘a serious lack of empathy’

Arrests at Blackpool Victoria Hospital: four nursing staff released by police

In total, six nurses and a healthcare assistant have been questioned over mistreatment claims

Unleash your inner rebel, community nurses are urged

Nurses can shape society’s future, says head of Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland

Three nurses among fresh arrests over alleged poisoning of patients

Police say ongoing investigation at Blackpool trust ‘remains a complex and sensitive inquiry’

Nurses! Don’t under-sell the complexity or importance of our work

Professor urges nurses to become more savvy about promoting their clinical expertise

Nurse shortages present a ‘major obstacle’ to NHS Long Term Plan

MPs also warn that financial health of NHS is worsening

The nurses who won’t feel the benefit of three-year pay deal uplift

Northern Ireland salaries slipping further behind rest of the UK, RCN warns

Nurses praise electronic patient records for ending ‘mountains of notes’

New system increases efficiency and empowers patients at London trust

Knife crime risk: government proposes legal duty for nurses to raise concerns

Consultation suggests staff should report warning signs among young people

Lack of empathy and advice for nurses at work can make their back pain worse

An unsupportive workplace exacerbates musculoskeletal disorders, a study of nurses found

Assistant practitioners are being ‘overlooked and pushed to one side’

Some feel the introduction of nursing associates threatens their role

Threat of strike action averted as nurses win fight for pay parity

Jersey nurses dug their heels in because they’re paid less than allied health professionals

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