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Two weeks to respond to NMC's future nurse plans...

Time is ticking for nurses and nursing students to have their say on plans for an overhaul...

NHS launches £100 million drive to recruit overseas GPs

The NHS will pay agencies up to £100 million to recruit GPs from overseas in a bid to...

Social care system not fit for purpose, MPs poll finds

Nine in ten members of Parliament do not believe the social care system is fit for purpose,...

Respiratory nurses not spending enough time with patients – and half planning to retire...

One in four NHS respiratory nursing teams say they are unable to spend enough time with...

New guidance to help acid attack victims

New first aid guidance to ensure people get the right help fast

Nurses on hand with mental health support at Notting Hill Carnival

Nurses and other health professionals delivered mental health information and advice to...

Support for allied health professionals after a career break

Allied health professionals to get support back to practice following career breaks.

ICN chief executive steps down

The International Council of Nurses chief executive Frances Hughes has left the organisation...

Practice nurses key to reversing cervical screening downturn

New guidance from Public Health England says practice nurses and GPs can help improve...

Aerobic exercise could help tackle postnatal depression

Exercise could help women alleviate symptoms of postnatal depression, a new study has found.

Call for ‘robust action’ to increase BME nurse director numbers

Lack of information about the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses in position...

Eleven-minute mindfulness practice could help heavy drinkers cut back

A session of mindfulness lasting just 11 minutes could help heavy drinkers start to cut back...

Nurses are providing sanitary products for poorer pupils

So-called 'period poverty' is leading to some school nurses having to provide sanitary...

Children at risk in school due to nursing cuts, RCN warns

Children with asthma, epilepsy and diabetes are at risk in the classroom due to the...

Celebrity speakers announced for RCN Scrap the cap London rally

Comic actors and political activists Sir Tony Robinson and Rob Delaney are to speak at the...

Exercise levels poor among middle-aged people, says Public Health England

More than six million adults in England do not even manage a brisk 10-minute walk each month.

Overseas students’ impact on the UK to be reviewed

International students’ effect on the UK labour market is to be assessed by independent...

‘Equip all district nurses with digital technology’, RCN Scotland urges

The RCN is calling on the Scottish government to make equipping district nursing teams with...

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