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Nurse raises £2,500 for charity bouncing through city streets on a space hopper

Fundraising nurse space hops for 10k through streets of Sheffield city in four hours to...

Nurses to spearhead drive on antibiotics resistance

Nurses are being asked to spearhead a campaign launched by Public Health England to tackle...

Mary Seacole statue up for top design award

Celebrated African-Caribbean Crimean war nurse Mary Seacole statue shortlisted for...

Florence Nightingale letter found during office tidy-up

A letter by Florence Nightingale expressing her vision for community nursing has been found...

Staff assaults

'Data decision leaves government blind to scale of problem'

Obesity reaching ‘dangerous levels’ in one in ten young children

Childhood obesity is on the rise, with almost one in ten children aged four and five hitting...

NMC overhauls English requirements for overseas nurses

In a move it describes as ‘common sense’, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced an...

Campaign for RCN to rejoin ICN wins backing of leading nurses

A campaign to persuade the RCN to rejoin a global federation of nurses has won the backing...

Consultation launch on nursing associate role a ‘vital step’ for NMC

Consultation launch on nursing associate role to bridge gap between HCAs and registered...

Mental Health Act review

Prime minister said review will focus on ‘injustice and discrimination’ in system

Award for the children's nurse who embodies compassionate care...

WellChild patron Prince Harry pays tribute to nurses who care for children with life-...

Labour warning over health visitor numbers

Numbers in England drop to lowest level since 2013

NHS and DH deny there are plans to ban some patients from A&E

The Department of Health strongly denies a claim that patients could be turned away from EDs...

Super-sized snack ban in hospitals

NHS England wants healthier options for staff, patients and visitors

WHO reinstates chief nurse post after seven-year absence

Cook Islands secretary of state for health Elizabeth Iro has been named the World Health...

'We cannot afford to lose EU nurses too'

Unions urge government to secure EU staff rights

People with learning disabilities are missing out on health checks

Half of people with learning disabilities who have a GP in England do not attend an annual...

Cavell Nurses' Trust lays wreath to honour nurse hero...

A commemoration of the life of nursing hero Edith Cavell has taken place in London.

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