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Nurses to lobby MPs for tougher sanctions on those who assault NHS staff

Nurses who have been assaulted while at work will lobby MPs next week to push for tougher...

Jeremy Hunt: pay cap has been scrapped

Health secretary made the announcement to MPs

NMC reveals nursing associate draft proficiency standards

Six ‘platforms’ trainees are expected to reach on registration include accountability,...

Care Quality Commission: Future of the NHS is precarious

The NHS is straining at the seams as it juggles problems with staffing shortages, rising...

Study identifies factors linked to dying comfortably for the very old

Improved training for community palliative care should be a priority, in order to make life...

Cuts to mental health leave staff facing violence and aggression, says Unison

Mental health workers have shared stories of being punched, bitten and kicked as they...

Film aims to help people talk about death and dying

A new film and booklet will help people have conversations about death and dying, and offer...

Schools can now keep spare allergy pens under new law

A change in the law allows schools to purchase spare adrenaline auto-injectors to use on...

Nursing degree apprenticeships

Universities to get share of £4.9 million funding

Nurse-organised prescribing conference hailed a success

Prescribing nurses based in Scotland joined in a series of lively debates at a free...

Presumed-consent organ donation plan backed by health leaders and charities

Proposals for England receive warm welcome.

Carer tells of her 'fight back' against early onset Alzheimer's...

A carer whose husband has early onset Alzheimer’s disease says her 'curriculum' for them...

Care homes may run out of places by 2022, research shows

The care home market may not have enough places to help older people in need by the end of...

Flying Home advice updated to assist seriously ill patients travel abroad

Guidance on helping patients in the advanced stages of serious and terminal illness to...

Nurses in Wales urged to get flu jab

Nurses in Wales are being encouraged to be protect themselves this winter with a flu jab.

England and Northern Ireland 'vulnerable' to workforce problems after Brexit...

London, the south east and Northern Ireland could all face huge workforce issues after...

Preceptorship framework launched for nurses in London

A new preceptorship framework for nurses working in London has been launched by the Capital...

Chief nursing officer’s BME strategic advisory group to set up regional networks

Regional advisory networks for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) issues are to be established...

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