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Older nurses leave the NMC register at a faster rate

Greater numbers of older nurses left the register since revalidation, NMC reveals.

Nurse's research to help older people live healthier lives...

People may be living longer, but they are not necessarily living healthier, says a leading...

One of the last degree courses to offer bursary gets underway

One of the last pre-registration nursing courses to offer a bursary gets underway at the...

Cancer diagnosis now more common than a wedding

More new cases of cancer each year than weddings in the UK

'Summer of protest has only just started'

RCN warning after government insists pay cap will stay

QNI launches homeless health nursing resource

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has launched an online resource to address knowledge gaps for...

NHS facing serious challenges to maintain standards of care – report

The NHS faces 'serious challenges in maintaining standards of care', with senior managers...

FGM cases not falling fast enough, says RCN

The RCN has responded to the latest national figures on female genital mutilation (FGM) to...

Terminally ill homeless people struggle to get adequate end of life care, study shows

New research shows many terminally ill homeless people live in hostels without access to...

Nurse-led intervention helps carers manage medication and cancer pain

A study published today shows the potential benefits of a new nurse-led intervention...

Jeremy Hunt under fire for voting against scrapping pay cap

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked how the government can afford a £1 billion deal...

RCNi seeks new board chair

Nursing Standard publisher RCNi is looking for a new chair to provide the board with clear...

Councils to work with NHS to tackle delayed hospital discharges, says Jeremy Hunt

Measures to tackle delayed discharge in hospitals will see councils working more closely...

Standards for nursing associates to be drawn up by NMC

Professional standards for the work of nursing associates will be drawn up by the Nursing...

Pressure mounting on government to scrap pay cap

The RCN’s summer of protest is set to continue amid mounting pressure on the government to...

Now's the time to nominate exemplary nurses for Kate Granger awards...

Chief nurse urges more nurses to nominate colleagues and teams for Kate Granger...

Nominations open for nurse leadership award

Sue Pembrey Award is mainly aimed at band 6 and 7 nurses.

RCN urges focus on shingles vaccine for older people in London

Office of London Clinical Commissioning Groups launches campaign to promote shingles vaccine.

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