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Guidance on sexual behaviour in children

Concerns from nurses - such as about sexting – should be followed up

Chief nurses say community nursing is key to healthier future across UK

Community nursing holds key to tackling health challenges and inequalities in UK populations

Nurse-led end of life service cuts admissions

Review finds London care coordination centre could save the NHS £350,000 a year, but needs...

Efforts to tackle FGM hampered by cuts to school nursing

Cuts to school nursing numbers and workforce pressures are hampering efforts to eradicate...

The Archers domestic abuse storyline highlights need for family support, say health...

Two in five health visitors say support for families affected by domestic abuse in England...

Older people bearing brunt of social care cuts, report warns

Older people are bearing the brunt of cuts to social care, and an increasing numbers of care...

Half measures not enough to tackle diabetes, RCN warns

Half measures are not enough to tackle the rising number of people with diabetes, nurses...

Lack of nurse access to CPD is affecting older people’s care

Study says care home staff are being poorly prepared by nursing undergraduate courses.

Doctors’ predictions of when terminally ill patients will die vary widely

Research has shown a wide variation in doctors’ ability to predict accurately how long...

District nurse adds honorary doctorate to her accolades

University of Lincoln recognises Queen’s Nurse and OBE Candice Pellett for her outstanding...

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s NMC hearing begins

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces Nursing and Midwifery Council inquiry over her return to...

New end of life care approach for nurses

A national palliative care charity has developed a new approach to end of life care based on...

New partnership for the Royal College of Midwives

RCM teams up with Emma’s Diary to provide support for pregnant women and first-time parents.

‘School nurses could overlook abuse due to paperwork burden’

School nurses spend so much time on paperwork that abuse or neglect could be missed, says...

Charity warns that cuts to sexual health services could compromise contraception choices

As NICE issues a new quality standard for contraception advice, a leading nurse has warned...

Stillbirth and neonatal death charity publish new guidelines for nurses

Sands has updated its guidelines for nurses caring for people affected by pregnancy loss and...

QNI announces £5,000 funding opportunity for men's health projects

Community and primary care nurses can apply for funding of up to £5,000 for projects which...

Childline receives call about suicide every 30 minutes

Record numbers of children who feel desperate are contacting the confidential counselling...

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