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Government told to try harder on curbing childhood obesity crisis

Health campaigners say the government must try harder to curb the 'devastating all-time high...

Promised extra nursing places offered in A-level clearing

Extra nursing training places promised by the government have been made available for...

New online endometriosis resource for nurses and patients

A new nurse-led online resource aims to equip nurses with the skills to speed up the...

Course offered as part of PM's pledge to help teenagers improve mental health...

Prime minister Theresa May has pledged to help teenagers improve their mental health by...

Japanese fungus: nurse staffing levels in spotlight

Infection prevention experts say there is ‘no evidence’ low nurse numbers played a part in...

Sir Ian McKellen joins healthcare assistants at Pride parade

Healthcare assistants had a brush with stardom when they marched with Sir Ian McKellen at...

Nearly 190,000 care home places needed by 2035, experts warn

Almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in less than two decades to meet soaring...

Nurses urge students to get meningitis vaccine

Two thirds of those who turned 18 last year did not have jab

Baby box scheme introduced across Scotland

All babies born in Scotland from today to be given a box of essential items in a bid to...

HCA fined for accessing medical records on family and colleagues

NHS staff are being reminded about the potentially serious consequences of prying into...

Children with type 2 diabetes top 600, prompting 'time bomb' obesity fears...

More than 600 children and young people have been treated for type 2 diabetes, prompting...

Grenfell Tower Trauma Service seeking nurses to support fire-hit community

Nurses with backgrounds in mental health services or experience of providing psychological...

House of Common festival offering free tickets to London nurses

Nurses living in London are being offered free tickets to the House of Common music festival...

Fresh warning over nurse shortages

RCN says trusts over-reliant on unregistered staff

NMC urges nurses to have their say on education overhaul

Practising nurses are being urged to use their experience to help shape the future of...

Nursing You resource created to help overweight and obese nurses tackle weight issues

A new app has launched with the aim of helping nurses to maintain the same healthy lifestyle...

Healthwatch England: too few care homes getting the basics right

Too many care homes are under so much pressure that they are not 'getting the basics right...

Cavell Nurses' Trust aims to raise £10,000 in one month for nurses in need...

The charity supports nurses experiencing hardship.

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