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Walking could boost quality of life in patients with advanced cancer

Nurse-led study suggests that encouraging walking among patients with advanced cancer could...

'Nurses who smoke should lead by example and kick the habit'...

Nurses who smoke should lead by example and quit to help the wider public kick the habit, a...

Dual roles proposed to boost practice nurse numbers

Dual roles and better student placements could help address practice nurse shortage, says...

School nurse investment could tackle rise in sexually transmitted infections - RCN

Urgent investment in school nursing could tackle the rising the number of sexually...

RCN says NHS plans could see cuts to hospital beds and community services

Plans to transform the NHS in England could lead to cuts in hospital beds and community...

Hundreds attend RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

More than 700 nurses attended the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair at Manchester United’s Old Trafford...

NHS being held together by superhuman staff – Robert Francis

Health service only functions because of ‘superhuman’ efforts of staff, says Mid Staffs...

Marie Curie launches resource for front line staff caring for people with a terminal...

A free online resource will help nurses and others without expertise to provide palliative...

Concern over future of NHS staff safety organisation

Nursing leaders are ‘very concerned’ over what will happen to body that advises on NHS staff...

Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

Take part to be in with a chance of winning M&S vouchers

Health and social care plans behind target amid service pressures, says report

Plans to integrate health and social care services by 2020 have been slower and less...

Major new survey seeks nurses' experiences

Nursing Standard and Marie Curie want to hear from you

Nurses must not be made to charge overseas patients for care, warns health unions

NHS trusts will be legally obliged from April to check if overseas patients are eligible for...

Rates of hospital readmissions for COPD patients rise since 2008

A national audit found 43% of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients...

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...

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