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Pay to finally increase – if deal is agreed across England

Nurses in England are set to see minimum pay rises of 6.5%, rising to as much as 29%

Fitness to Practise process to change, proposals from NMC suggest

The Fitness to Practise process could be about to change, as new proposals from nursing...

Report suggests not enough being done to help children with speech and language issues

Too many children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties are...

Two years into the Five Year Forward View has progress been made?

Two years into the Five Year Forward View, one of England's most senior mental health nurses...

RCN welcomes clarification on new nursing assistant role in Northern Ireland

The RCN has welcomed clarification on the responsibilities of the newly renamed nursing...

Loan overpayment error leaves students struggling to pay rent

RCN general secretary urges Student Loans Company not to recover overpayments

CQC care homes report: Alzheimer's Society describes rise of poor quality...

Independent Age report shows huge variations in the quality of care homes across the country...

UK lags behind comparable countries on child health – report

The UK is lagging behind on child health, according to research that looked at health...

Nurse 'devotion' celebrated at royal reception

The Prince of Wales praised the endless care of nurses at Buckingham Palace reception

Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

The famous physicist was a staunch NHS supporter

Around 43% of NHS staff in England use instant messaging despite possibility of...

The RCN has warned nurses risk losing their registration by sharing sensitive data on...

Award launched for support shown to bereaved parents

An award scheme to recognise nurses and other healthcare staff who provide exceptional care...

Labour challenges nurse pay 'deal' terms

Chancellor urged to drop nurse annual leave 'offer'

RCN publishes new guidelines for staff breaks

NHS managers are reminded of their responsibilities to ensure nursing staff can take breaks...

Nurses now able to help domestic abuse survivors register to vote anonymously

Changes to legislation mean nurses and midwives can provide supporting statements for people...

Leading safe staffing expert 'troubled' by lack of workforce investment...

Speaking at the Chief Nursing Officer summit, nurse researcher Linda Aiken criticised lack...

Wales leads the way in safe staffing bill implementation, conference told

Wales is making good progress towards fully implementing safe staffing legislation, a...

CNO summit: ‘three Ps’ toolkit encouraging nurses to promote good health launched

England chief nursing officer Jane Cummings and Public Health England’s Viv Bennett...

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