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Congress backs call to lobby government to decriminalise prostitution

Sexual health nurse tells members this is the model backed by evidence – and sex workers

Nurses send a safe staffing message to Matt Hancock

Hundreds at RCN congress sign giant letter calling on health secretary to back law in England

RCN leader demands return of £1 bln to nurse education

Donna Kinnair tells RCN congress the profession’s goodwill is being abused

‘Once in a generation’ chance to get UK-wide safe staffing laws – RCN president

Anne Marie Rafferty issues rousing call at congress for UK-wide safe staffing laws

‘Immediate’ industrial action ballot looms in Northern Ireland if NHS pay talks fail

Nurses in Northern Ireland are paid less than in the rest of the UK

Trust to offer staff free hospital parking

Milton Keynes University Hospital is taking action to reduce its nurse vacancy rate

Footage of nursing student singing to a patient wins her praise for person-centred care

Video of Brittany McArthur’s tender bedside moment went viral on social media

Online record offers clinicians instant insight into patients’ express wishes

Details in 'myCMC' inform emergency and end of life treatment and care

International nursing event to mark Florence Nightingale bicentenary

Nightingale2020 conference will explore how nurses can transform global health and care

Therapy dogs help to calm young patients in children’s hospital

Study recommends nationwide roll-out of the scheme

Safe staffing: guidance will pave the way for extension to law on nurse numbers in Wales

Professional judgement and patient outcomes should drive staffing decisions, says chief nurse

International Nurses Day 2019: how you celebrated

From abseiling hospitals to parties at work, read how the profession came together

Cost of law suits against the NHS doubles in five years

Delays in diagnosis or treatment lead to rise in number of patients suing hospital trusts

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Workplace bullies: NHS to boost support for nurse whistleblowers in Scotland

Investigation at NHS Highland revealed staff have faced ‘serious trauma’

More than 12,000 members benefit from nurse’s dementia support group on Facebook

Rebecca Lloyd Lewis aims to ensure people ‘don't feel alone on their dementia journey’

Join the party for International Nurses Day 2019

Staff from around the UK are helping to celebrate the profession

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