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Nurses must take evidence on safe staffing to the highest levels

Pioneering researcher says it is time for nurses and governments to act.

International nursing leader to talk to Trump about climate change

An international nursing leader on environmental health has vowed to talk to US President...

Nurses ‘can lead on global challenge of refugee health’

The highest-ranking nurse in the US government under Barack Obama has urged nurses across...

Global campaign to boost profile of nursing announced

A new global campaign to raise the profile of nursing across every continent has been...

Teach nurses business skills, urges leading US entrepreneur

Nurses need to know how to put a business plan together, says the woman at the forefront of...

Women in nursing ‘must engage with politics’, ICN congress hears

Liberian minister tells international nursing audience that gender inequality dominates...

New teams chosen for end of life care project

A project to improve the care of people at the end of life by emphasising patient experience...

Welsh CNO ‘proud’ of awards endorsement for her profession

Wales’ chief nursing officer has spoken of her pride at the ‘ringing endorsement’ of health...

Mentors could be replaced as part of ‘radical’ education overhaul

Nursing and Midwifery Council proposes use of supervisors and assessors.

Have your say in safe staffing survey

More than 20,000 people have so far taken part in a survey which aims to show the reality of...

NMC chief responds to concerns over language test review

Chief executive Jackie Smith says language requirements for international nurses may not...

Guidance to help health professionals recognise signs of stroke in children

Updated guidelines on how to recognise the signs of a stroke in a child have been published...

Nurse dementia expert says she wants a tracking device under her skin

A leading dementia expert nurse has revealed she has asked her family to put a tracking...

One in four people are unaware of role of children’s hospices

One in four people show a ‘worrying’ lack of understanding about children’s hospices and...

Majority of district nurses ‘work in teams with unfilled posts’

RCN forum survey finds 70% of its members work in community teams that have vacancies, and...

Well-being advice issued for those affected by Manchester terror attack

Mental health advice and support for people affected by the Manchester terrorist attack has...

SNP candidate apologises to nurse who spoke about ‘demoralising’ NHS

Nurse Claire Austin told SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to ‘come in to A&E and see what we’...

RCN launches advanced nurse credentialing after successful pilot

New programme will boost careers of advanced practice nurses.

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