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NMC urges nurses to have their say on education overhaul

Practising nurses are being urged to use their experience to help shape the future of...

Nursing You resource created to help overweight and obese nurses tackle weight issues

A new app has launched with the aim of helping nurses to maintain the same healthy lifestyle...

Healthwatch England: too few care homes getting the basics right

Too many care homes are under so much pressure that they are not 'getting the basics right...

Cavell Nurses' Trust aims to raise £10,000 in one month for nurses in need...

The charity supports nurses experiencing hardship.

Financial hardship is most likely to make carers lonely

Carers in the most financial need experience the worst social isolation according to the...

UK supply of hepatitis B vaccine ‘severely affected’ by global shortages

Global shortages of the hepatitis B vaccine have ‘severely impacted UK supply’, health...

Plans for more nurse training places

10,000 additional training places for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Death records show growing north-south divide

Earlier mortality in the north of England indicates a growing health divide with the south,...

Nurse helps football charity promote mental health

A mental health nurse is helping volunteers for a football club's charity learn how to...

Coventry University offers bursaries to encourage more men into nursing

Bursary aims to address gender imbalance on courses.

EU campaign nurses to meet NMC on language tests

A campaigning group of European nurses are set to meet with the Nursing and Midwifery...

Nurses need more understanding of domestic abuse, says RCN

RCN says nurses and midwives can help make a difference to those at risk from domestic abuse.

NHS ‘doesn’t deserve more money as it wastes cash on poor care’

The NHS needs to put its house in order and improve standards before it can justify asking...

Scottish nurse recognised for contribution to community nursing

A nurse with an interest in person-centred care has won a postgraduate award for her...

Money saved by freezing nursing posts is 'being used to shore up budgets elsewhere...

RCN Scotland says that focus on spending cuts and short-term financial planning is proving...

RCN warning over sexual health services

The government is undermining ‘decades of progress’ in sexual health, the RCN has warned...

Radical changes to school nurse role in Scotland leads to resignations

Recommendations to further develop the skills of nurses following a review of new models of...

Isle of Man nurses to get 2.5% pay rise

Nurses on the Isle of Man are set to receive a 2.5% pay rise following an arbitrated...

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