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Part-time nursing degree opportunities open up for healthcare support workers in Wales

Employers and Open University join forces in move that helps staff working in remote areas

Emergency department nurses show ‘exceptional resilience’ despite overcrowding

CQC inspectors praise staff for compassion in managing patients awaiting mental health care

NHS to step up nurse recruitment overseas, says leaked workforce report

Interim plan admits extra overseas recruitment will have limited impact on nurse vacancies

Brexit, retirement and stress: why nurses are leaving the register

NMC surveyed ex-registrants to find out why they left nursing

#whatnurseswear: Guinness World Records in U-turn over London Marathon nurse’s title

Victory for Jessica Anderson after her record was withheld because she’d run in scrubs

Nurses pick up new year honours from Prince William

Buckingham Palace investitures are recognition of nurses’ achievements

Nurses challenge ‘gender stereotypes’ behind marathon world record denial

Record attempt while dressed as a nurse ‘would only count if you're wearing a skirt’

Gap between demand for care and nurse numbers puts future of the NHS at risk – report

Health Foundation calls for 'significant action' to train and retain nurses

What it was like to work on the first AIDS inpatient unit in the US

Film captures the experiences of nurses and volunteers at San Francisco’s Ward 5B

Could a skin check with your flu jab help address work-related dermatitis?

Glove awareness event hears options for nurses should include fast-track dermatology care

Campaign to promote research as a career sparks nursing students’ interest

Cancer Research UK nurse is visiting universities to raise awareness

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

Nurse-led scheme improves sleep for vulnerable children and their parents

Sheffield programme has also enhanced their mental and physical health

Nurses on bank shifts faced ‘hardship’ after trust switched to weekly payments

Unison says some staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead found their pay heavily taxed

Health secretary promises NHS staff slow internet will be a thing of the past

Matt Hancock wants broadband upgrade for every hospital, GP practice and community service

‘Health secretary should be accountable to parliament for short staffing in the NHS’

RCN general secretary tells MPs NHS Long Term Plan can’t be achieved with current numbers

‘Unacceptably high’ levels of bacteria found in Costa and Subway hospital cafes

BBC One programme discovered Salmonella and Staphylococcus on trays, tables and ice
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Patient’s Choice: The inspirational nurses nominated by the public

The award enables patients and their families to recognise nurses who have made a difference

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