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Nurses can share their experiences of caring for people at the end of life

The maternity unit where nine nurses are expecting deliveries of their own

Managers now have to work out how to cover for centre’s in-house baby boom

Fitness to practise process ‘damages nurses’ careers’, regardless of outcome

Survey finds many exonerated nurses leave the profession or return to a lower position

Why more than 160,000 nurses have walked away from the NHS since 2010

Working in the NHS is taking its toll on nurses' work-life balance, Labour claims

Safe staffing: train senior nurses to make complex decisions on numbers, review urges

National Institute for Health Research says ward leaders are key to patient safety

NHS introduces indemnity insurance for nurses working in general practice

Cover brings staff in line with other health service employees

University Twitter campaign aims to make nursing more appealing to men

Glasgow Caledonian University wants to redress gender imbalance among nursing students

Warning over negligence claims as NHS waiting lists grow

Longer waits for treatment may cause patients harm, says National Audit Office

NMC responds to criticism over lack of support in fitness to practise cases

New measures will include mental health support and option of legal assistance

Game of Thrones star launches brain injury charity to improve care for young adults

Emilia Clarke also reveals that she survived two brain haemorrhages

Royal College of Physicians adopts same position as the RCN on assisted dying

Following poll of doctors, college drops opposition in favour of neutral stance on the issue

Return to practice: proposals aim to make process easier and faster

NMC plans include taking a competency test rather than a course

Retired nurse’s ability to smell Parkinson’s chemicals raises hope for early diagnosis

Joy Milne detected musky odour on her late husband before his condition was known

Nursing shortages: student grants and nurse pay rises are the answer, say think tanks

Closing the Gap report outlines immediate actions to curb staff shortfall

Struck off: the nurse who made ‘serious’ mistakes while answering 999 calls

Former clinical nurse supervisor told the NMC he worked in a knife-edge role

Quality of placements can influence nursing graduates’ choice of specialty

Study advises investment in better student experiences in hard-to-recruit areas of practice

Nurses assaulted at work deserve same swift response as Aston Villa footballer

Health professionals too often left waiting for action, says NHS Employers chief executive

University proposes cut to learning disability nursing lecturer team

Nursing student starts petition in protest at Bangor University proposal

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