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UK cancer rates rising nearly six times faster in women than men

Figures released by Cancer Research UK have highlighted potentially bad lifestyle factors...

Queen’s nurses to enjoy royal garden party

Patron’s Fund grant will be used to host a day of celebration for working and retired Queen’...

Not all advanced nurse practitioners will meet criteria for RCN accreditation

Nearly 2,000 nurses have expressed interest in being early adopters of the RCN’s new ‘...

Study looks at assertiveness of district nurses with specialist qualification

Research project will evaluate whether holding a specialist qualification boosts district...

Gender stereotypes may be putting children off a healthcare career

Primary school children are more likely to identify a woman as a nurse and a man as a...

Unite protest against proposed Yorkshire health visitor cuts

Humber NHS Foundation Trust is consulting on changes to its public health nursing service...

Fall in nursing degree applications

The number of nursing degree applicants in England has fallen by 23%

Project aims to develop social care robot for older people

Academics are to explore whether 'culturally aware' robots could help care for older people...

Nursing associates begin training at University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby have embarked on their studies to become Nursing...

Nurses to support GPs with mental health and addiction issues

A new service has been launched to help GPs affected by mental health and addication issues.

'Government burying head in sand on pay'

MPs warn the NHS cannot afford to lose the goodwill of nurses

Nurses should routinely ask older people about falls – NICE

Practice and district nurses should routinely ask people over 65 about falls, says the...

MPs debate fair pay for nurses and other NHS staff

Nurses from across England lobbied MPs ahead of debate

RCN event hears about public health in inter-war years

A return to local authorities taking responsibility for childhood public health is not...

Nurse-led service helping patients avoid hospital stay after orthopaedic surgery

A new nurse-led centre for excellence for patients having orthopaedic surgery is helping to...

Nurses get ready for NHS pay debate

Thousands of nurses have contacted their MPs to urge them to take part in today’s...

Radio presenter calls for law change to protect NHS staff from violence

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition to make it a criminal offence to attack NHS...

Some healthcare professionals lack skills in caring for older people with cancer, says...

A report commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support has called for a basic education framework...

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