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Winter pressures: Underfunding means staff under ‘intolerable pressure’, NHS Providers...

NHS Providers’ chief executive Chris Hopson outlines ‘fragility’ of the wider health service...

Government to blame for hospitals' situations, winter pressure poll respondents...

Almost one in ten people have been affected by severe winter pressures in the NHS, new...

Housing crisis: Public land ‘flogged off to developers’ and unaffordable for nurses...

Four out of five homes built by private developers on former NHS land will cost more than...

Hunt stays as health secretary, with added remit of social care

Jeremy Hunt now also has responsibility for social care

Flu vaccinations: should they become mandatory?

Debate on mandatory vaccinations ‘inevitable’, says NHS England medical director

Greater delegation needed to improve older people's care, study finds...

Older people’s care can be ‘significantly’ improved across England through better...

The path to recovery: a nurse’s account of her battle with cancer

Community nurse Sue Shaw has written a book about her experiences as a person with cancer...

Nursing Standard straw poll reveals 90% of respondents believe winter pressures are...

Nurses have demanded the prime minister and health secretary join them on the front line...

Mental health nurse develops online refugee resource project

Mental health nurse, lecturer and refugee Philomene Uwamaliya to give online demonstration...

NHS pressures

Thousands of pre-planned operations and appointments delayed

Change4Life campaign aims to curb children's overindulgence in sugary snacks...

Public Health England is encouraging parents to offer children healthier, 100 calorie snacks...

New Year’s honours: Nurses’ achievements recognised

Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants receive honours

Staff retention plan urges trusts to ‘think imaginatively’ about how to keep nurses

NHS organisations are being challenged to ‘think imaginatively’ about persuading nurses to...

Nurses among emergency medical team flying out to Bangladesh refugee camp

UK health professionals respond to a deadly outbreak of diphtheria among 600,000 Rohingya...

Report reveals chief nursing officer’s ‘increasing concern’ at lack of opportunities...

Chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings calls on trusts to support BME candidates...

Top midwife sees chance for better continuity of care for mums-to-be

The coming year will be an opportunity to drive better continuity of care for mothers-to-be...

Healthcare union chiefs urge government to retain working time regulations after...

Patient safety will be at risk if working time regulations are ditched, warn union leaders

Christmas hardship: RCN charity outlines tips on managing finances for nurses

Nurses, midwives or healthcare assistants – not just RCN members – are eligible to apply for...

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