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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...

Targeted support proposed for struggling GP trainees

Struggling GP trainees are to be offered targeted support under proposals confirmed by...

Pedestrian crossings must allow time for old and disabled, says NICE

Councils need to ensure that older and disabled people have enough time to cross the road...

'Worry' at reliance on emergency care for patients with dementia nearing the...

There has been a 'worrying' increase in the reliance on emergency care for patients with...

Punk nursing student has TV makeover to make him look more ‘professional’ to patients

A television makeover crew has helped a nursing student look ‘more professional’ by taming...

Warning of city nurse exodus due to rail fare hike

Unison says nurses who commute could quit

Almost half of women with breast cancer unsure where to turn once treatment ends

Nearly half of women diagnosed with breast cancer say they were not told how to access...

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