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Hospitals will need to meet conditions before cutting beds, warns NHS England

NHS England is clamping down on the closure of hospital beds.

Nurses urged to address dying patients' spiritual needs...

Nurses and other health professionals caring for dying people should do more to ask about...

Nurses join London NHS march

The It's Our NHS event will see people march to a rally at the Houses of Parliament.

Expectant mothers offered vouchers as part of smoking cessation programme

Young expectant mothers, enrolled in Solent NHS Trust's family nurse partnership, will...

University expands test centre for internationally trained nurses

University of Northampton creates larger testing facility for nurses trained overseas.

'Give EU staff immediate right to remain'

European Union migrants working in the health service should be given an immediate right to...

Some people who are dying do not receive round-the-clock pain relief, research reveals

Freedom of Information requests show a postcode lottery in the level of end of life care...

MPs debate tough action on NHS staff attacks

Assaults on NHS staff in England are on the rise.

More than 20,000 allegations of abuse against older and vulnerable people, data shows

More than 20,000 allegations of abuse by home care workers against older and vulnerable...

Exclusive: CNO pledges to improve image of nursing

England's chief nurse to embark on new project

Birmingham Jobs Fair offers chance to join city’s outstanding children’s hospital

Delegates have opportunity to join organisation that has received an outstanding Care...

Charity tells of supporting nurses struggling financially after cancer diagnosis

More than one in 10 people who sought support from a nurse hardship charity in the past year...

MPs to debate calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault NHS staff

The RCN has backed calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault clinical staff.

Tough penalties proposed for nursing students who cheat

Government proposes new guidance for universities and penalties for students who use essay...

Royal date for Dame Elizabeth

Dame Elizabeth Anionwu honoured by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

‘Beware risk of replacing nurses with nursing associates’

Leading nurse academic’s warning over new nursing associate role.

New cancer diagnoses the highest on record

Office for National Statistics says the number of new cases in England is equivalent to 822...

Potentially fatal diseases could return if children are not vaccinated, RCN warns

The RCN has joined a raft of healthcare organisations who have re-emphasised the importance...