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Tackling public health problems

An academic sees a role for all nurses in tackling public health inequalities as his...

Nurses awarded Winston Churchill Memorial Trust fellowships

Ten nurses and allied health professionals have been awarded fellowships to travel abroad...

Labour pledges to halt emergency department closures and review STPs

Labour shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth promised a review of closures across the...

RCN calls for politicians to end pay cap as nurses resort to hardship grants

Eight nurses a day seek urgent help to cope with the rising cost of living and one-in-four...

Prime minister avoids question on nurses using food banks

Theresa May critised by nursing leaders and Labour MPs for failing to explicitly say if it...

England ‘faces shortfall of 42,000 nurses by 2020’

England could be hit by a shortfall of 42,000 nurses by 2020 and almost half of all nurses...

End of life helpline should be UK-wide, says widowed nurse

A pioneering helpline supporting palliative care patients in their final months is reducing...

Nurse helps create asthma film for children

A respiratory nurse consultant has worked on a two-minute video aimed at encouraging...

Government avoids defeat in vote on nursing bursaries

The government comfortably avoided a symbolic defeat over funding for nursing students in...

NHS staff morale hit by Brexit, say MPs

MPs say 150,000 workers face an uncertain future

More MS nurses could reduce rising A&E admissions

New analysis shows the number of emergency department admissions for people with Multiple...
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Last chance to vote for your Patient's Choice Award winner...

Voting in the Patient's Choice category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 closes at midnight on...

GP practices need to employ a wider mix of staff, report urges

Public Accounts Committee says patients rely too much on seeing GPs rather than nurses.

Role of care home nursing championed in pilots

A set of reports examining pilots into the role of care home nursing has been published....

Labour promises pay rise for NHS staff

Election pledges to scrap the cap, reinstate bursary and safe staffing legislation

Hospice app helps build nurse-patient relationship

Oldest hospice in England develops app for smartphones and tablets.

Nursing jobs safe at HIV charity

A flagship HIV service has a more certain future following the support of local campaigners...

Thousands of cancer cases diagnosed in emergency departments

Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in emergency departments every year have visited...

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