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Nurses sharing knowledge: global venture to develop clinical skills and improve care

IGNITE programme will support nurses to meet WHO sustainable development goals

Childhood cancer study may help nurses to ‘act earlier and save lives’

Research will explore links between time to diagnosis and outcomes

White Rose Appeal aims to raise £100k for nurses and midwives

Appeal goods are available via Florence Nightingale Foundation and proceeds support staff

Don’t leave nurses out of pocket due to extended school break, warns Unison

Some staff may experience financial loss as Northern Ireland extends school half-term

Fitness to practise: nurse suspended after accessing records without justification

NMC panel hears nurse admitted breaching patient confidentiality

Spiritual care and COVID-19: give patients access to loved ones and chaplains – report

Dying patients deserve the solace of family and religious rites at the bedside, says study

Adult social care: RCN says new report is a ‘wake-up call’ to invest in nursing

Care Quality Commission report's findings highlight need for more staff now, says college

RCN presidential election: college sets date for extraordinary general meeting

Members will be able to discuss the disqualification of two candidates

COVID-19: concerns over ICU nurses’ mental health as admissions rise

Three Nightingale Hospitals on standby, but no plans to support staff via mass redeployment

Free training offered to reduce insulin administration errors

Diabetes nursing group produces e-learning module after audit highlights errors in hospitals

COVID-19: could BCG vaccine reduce impact of infection among nurses?

Volunteers needed to see if vaccination may ‘offer some protection against COVID-19’

Nursing research: chief nurse wants to hear your ideas

Ruth May’s team at NHS England and NHS Improvement is developing a nursing research strategy

Fair pay: campaign calls on government to give NHS staff 15% rise

Nurses United and NHS Workers Say No have a week of action planned including tweeting MPs...

NHS nurses to get paid before payday with flexible finance app

Nursing staff will be offered early access to their salary

Resuscitation notices and COVID-19: RCN backs review of DNACPR use

Care Quality Commission to review notice use during pandemic, after concerns about consent

Overseas nurse recruitment: London trusts to join forces

NHS employers hope to cut international agency costs and standardise incentive packages

Black History Month: nurse says mention in prime minister’s video is ‘such an honour’

Boris Johnson salutes former RCN Nurse of the Year Tara Matare and many others

Winter pressures: EDs cannot go back to pre-COVID overcrowding, says RCEM

NHS England data reveals emergency department four-hour wait targets slipped by 6% since May

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