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Green Party pledges to abolish prescription charges in England

Party wants an NHS that is genuinely free at the point of use.

No magic money tree to fund NHS, Theresa May tells nurse

A who nurse challenged Prime Minister Theresa May over the 1% pay cap was told more money...

Cuts to infection prevention seen as threat to patient safety

Cuts to investment in infection prevention threaten patient safety, the Infection Prevention...

Cut our workload or patients could wait weeks to see a GP, doctors warn

GP waiting times will 'rocket' unless the system is overhauled, research has suggested.

'Every nurse needs to read this report,' says ICN president...

Outgoing president Judith Shamian says the UN health commission report makes the case that...

'NHS planning to delay spending to balance books'...

New figures suggest the NHS in England is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half...

NHS Improvement clarifies advice on tax for agency and bank staff

NHS Improvement has reined back on a blanket approach to enforcing new tax rules for bank,...

Poor Brexit deal could upset our NHS plans, says Hunt

Conservative plans to train more nurses and doctors and put extra cash into the NHS depend...

New WHO director-general makes major commitment to nursing

The new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has affirmed his support for...

NHS depends on EU nurses - Nuffield Trust report

The NHS depends on nurses from the European Union (EU) to prevent the serious problem of...

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...

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