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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...

Pilot scheme launched to get NHS whistleblowers back into work

A nationwide pilot to help NHS whistleblowers back into work has been launched by NHS...

British Red Cross: first aid training could ease pressure on emergency departments

Giving more people first aid training might help ease strain on busy emergency departments,...

Nurse staffing levels study

'Lower staffing levels put patient lives at risk'

Nurses reject claims that fancy dress fundraisers ‘demeaned’ the profession

Nurses have expressed support for fundraisers whose donations were rejected by an NHS trust...

NMC issues advice to nurses on responding to incidents and emergencies

Nurses and midwives are being reminded that they should get themselves to a place of safety...

Nurse creates Game of Stools to separate fantasy from reality on C.difficile

An infection prevention nurse has turned his hand to board game design to help fellow health...

Scrap the Cap: nurses urged to join day of action

The RCN wants nurses to share their stories on the effects of pay restraint as part of a...

Safer test for Down's syndrome to be offered to pregnant women in Wales...

A safer test for Down's syndrome, reducing the risk of miscarriage during the testing...

Clinical nurse specialist recruitment drive to boost youth cancer service in Scotland

The teenage Cancer Trust is launching its nursing and support service across Scotland to...

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