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People with dementia face multiple emergency admissions every year

Alzheimer’s Society says annual emergency admissions rise in England cost NHS £280 million

NMC suspends nurse for failing to give CPR to care home resident

Nahid Nasiri knew a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation order was not in place

Student grants: who will and won’t get the full £8,000 for hard-to-recruit disciplines

Only some learning disability and mental health nursing students eligible for extra £3,000

Brisk breakfast: machine makes scrambled eggs for patients in 15 seconds

Trial of device at Nottingham hospital whips up a positive response

Cervical cancer could be eliminated, NHS says

Vaccinations for all children, along with upgraded screening for HPV ‘will save lives’

Health secretary Hancock raises smiles over how ‘50,000 more nurses’ pledge is viewed

Minister was speaking at launch of Florence Nightingale Foundation academy

Sepsis now a bigger killer than cancer, study suggests

Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017

Nursing home manager struck off for failing to act on abuse claims

NMC sanctions three former staff at Devon care home for patient neglect

RCNi Nurse Awards 2020: deadline for nominations extended

Individuals and teams now have until 7 February to nominate themselves or a colleague

Nurses’ strikes suspended: RCN and Unison to consult members on pay and staffing deal

Unions suspend industrial action after securing offer in crunch talks with health minister

Share your stories of working on nursing’s front line

Nurses are urged to share stories of front-line care delivery in an RCN survey

Nurse whistleblowing cases up almost 70%

Bullying and patient safety among reasons for complaints to NHS freedom to speak up guardians

Tributes to Jean Orr, the nurse educator whose legacy is a culture of caring

Professor Orr founded the school of nursing and midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast

Nurses in Northern Ireland offered pay parity with England and Wales

Government also gives commitments on safe staffing following historic strike action

Nurses’ pay dispute: unions to meet new health minister in bid to avert further strikes

Fresh hope for end to pay and staffing dispute in Northern Ireland

Almost 2,000 terminally ill people died waiting for decision on benefits, charity says

UK government had promised to review ‘not fit for purpose’ benefits system last July

Corridor care: how it’s becoming the new normal for many nurses

Nurses reveal the risks they are witnessing to patient safety and dignity

Pay parity for nurses in Northern Ireland within reach under proposed deal

UK and Irish governments table power sharing deal with commitments on NHS pay and staffing

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