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Jeremy Hunt and Stephen Hawking clash over NHS

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a fresh attack on Stephen Hawking for suggesting...

New backing for RCN's e-nurse campaign

College aim to make every nurse an e-nurse by 2020

Barcelona attack: nurse describes ‘chaos’ and trying to help the injured

A Spanish nurse has described how he fought to save the life of a little boy who was...

Chief nurse to lead NHS England’s London region

Jane Cummings to take charge of NHS England's London region

Government told to try harder on curbing childhood obesity crisis

Health campaigners say the government must try harder to curb the 'devastating all-time high...

Promised extra nursing places offered in A-level clearing

Extra nursing training places promised by the government have been made available for...

New online endometriosis resource for nurses and patients

A new nurse-led online resource aims to equip nurses with the skills to speed up the...

Course offered as part of PM's pledge to help teenagers improve mental health...

Prime minister Theresa May has pledged to help teenagers improve their mental health by...

Japanese fungus: nurse staffing levels in spotlight

Infection prevention experts say there is ‘no evidence’ low nurse numbers played a part in...

Sir Ian McKellen joins healthcare assistants at Pride parade

Healthcare assistants had a brush with stardom when they marched with Sir Ian McKellen at...

Nearly 190,000 care home places needed by 2035, experts warn

Almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in less than two decades to meet soaring...

Nurses urge students to get meningitis vaccine

Two thirds of those who turned 18 last year did not have jab

Baby box scheme introduced across Scotland

All babies born in Scotland from today to be given a box of essential items in a bid to...

HCA fined for accessing medical records on family and colleagues

NHS staff are being reminded about the potentially serious consequences of prying into...

Children with type 2 diabetes top 600, prompting 'time bomb' obesity fears...

More than 600 children and young people have been treated for type 2 diabetes, prompting...

Grenfell Tower Trauma Service seeking nurses to support fire-hit community

Nurses with backgrounds in mental health services or experience of providing psychological...

House of Common festival offering free tickets to London nurses

Nurses living in London are being offered free tickets to the House of Common music festival...

Fresh warning over nurse shortages

RCN says trusts over-reliant on unregistered staff

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