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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...

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...

Rise in emergency admissions for babies and young children

A report has found that many emergency department admissions for babies and young children...

Parts of England cutting mental health spending, figures suggest

Five regions of England are cutting spending on mental health, figures suggest.

Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Health visitors tell parliamentary candidates to ring-fence public health

Health visitors and school nurses are holding a meeting in the Houses of Parliament on...

First nurse chair for British Menopause Society

A nurse has been appointed chair of the British Menopause Society for the first time in its...

Health visitors can help identify domestic slaves

Health visitors are in a good position to spot the signs of those living as domestic slaves...

Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing...

New directors of nursing announced by NHS England

Two directors will help tackle challenges facing the profession.