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Role of care home nursing championed in pilots

A set of reports examining pilots into the role of care home nursing has been published....

Labour promises pay rise for NHS staff

Election pledges to scrap the cap, reinstate bursary and safe staffing legislation

Hospice app helps build nurse-patient relationship

Oldest hospice in England develops app for smartphones and tablets.

Nursing jobs safe at HIV charity

A flagship HIV service has a more certain future following the support of local campaigners...

Thousands of cancer cases diagnosed in emergency departments

Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in emergency departments every year have visited...

Rise in emergency admissions for babies and young children

A report has found that many emergency department admissions for babies and young children...

Parts of England cutting mental health spending, figures suggest

Five regions of England are cutting spending on mental health, figures suggest.

Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Health visitors tell parliamentary candidates to ring-fence public health

Health visitors and school nurses are holding a meeting in the Houses of Parliament on...

First nurse chair for British Menopause Society

A nurse has been appointed chair of the British Menopause Society for the first time in its...

Health visitors can help identify domestic slaves

Health visitors are in a good position to spot the signs of those living as domestic slaves...

Campaign helps nurses avoid lapsing from NMC register

A campaign has been launched to help nurses and midwives avoid being taken off the Nursing...

New directors of nursing announced by NHS England

Two directors will help tackle challenges facing the profession.

Group B strep screening 'can cut risk to newborns'...

Routine screening of pregnant women for the bacterial infection can dramatically cut...

Thousands expected at RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 2,200 people have registered to attend London event

More BME nurses moving into senior positions but many staff 'still suffering in...

Black and minority ethinic (BME) nurses and midwives are continuing to 'suffer in silence'...

More than a quarter of people ignore bowel cancer test results

Figures from an NHS trust show that more than two-fifths of people sent a test kit for bowel...

Number of nurses given hardship payments rockets at start of 2017

The number of hardship grants handed to struggling nurses have soared in the first three...

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