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Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice...

Bursary helps nurses develop their skills in caring for people who are terminally ill

The National Garden Scheme is sponsoring a bursary fund to allow Marie Curie nurses to...

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is...

Plan for practice nursing set to be published, says England's CNO...

A ten point plan for general practice nursing will be published by NHS England, Jane...

Nurses key to improving older people’s access to GP services

Advanced and specialist nurses have the potential to improve 'unacceptable variations' in...

What nurses do is not always recognised, admits NHS England chief executive

Politicians do not always recognise the role of primary care nurses, NHS England chief...

New tool to help nurses develop emergency treatment plans with patients

The RCN has helped create a new tool to aid nurses and other health professionals in...

QNI resource targets transition to adult community services

Online learning resource developed with the help of teenagers and parents aims to improve...

Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as...

District nursing shortage leaving patients in pain, report warns

A district nurse shortage is leaving patients in pain and putting pressure on staff across...

More than 5,000 new cases of FGM recorded in the NHS in 2016

RCN professional lead for public health Helen Donovan said mandatory reporting laws mean...

Non-EU worker fee risks adding to staffing crisis, warns RCN

College says the government must exempt healthcare workers from new immigration charge.

'Patients should have access to GP waiting times for routine conditions'...

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said patients will be able to look up GP waiting...

New school of nursing and midwifery in Oxford

Collaboration between local organisations will see students learning in university and trust...

Life-threatening sepsis must be treated within the hour, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is urging hospital staff to treat...

NHS 111 callers to have more access to clinicians

Service alteration aims to ease pressures on wider health service.

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at...

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely...

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