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What will 2017 hold for the nursing profession?

We look at the key issues facing the nursing profession in 2017.

University sets up £200K fund to help nursing students

A university has set up a £200,000 fund to help nursing students cope with course costs when...

Health visitors reveal risk to young families of public health cuts

Most health visitors’ workloads have increased in past two years.

Sing Christmas carols for lung health, charity urges

A poll by the British Lung Foundation has revealed the top five carols to improve breathing...

Care home prices ‘jump by almost a quarter in a year’, despite declining quality

Average care home prices in England have jumped by almost a quarter in a year despite...

NHS England launches trial of PrEP HIV treatment after court ruling

Sexual health campaigners have welcomed a major trial of HIV prevention medication for 10,...

CNO rejects nursing associate claims

Not a 'cheap replacement for nurses', says England's chief nursing officer

Nursing the 'most trusted profession'

Poll finds UK public has faith in nurses' truthfulness

Lonely older people most miss sitting with someone and laughs, survey shows

The Campaign to End Loneliness is calling for a UK-wide strategy for tackling loneliness and...

Four out of five nurses struck off NMC register last year were over the age of 40,...

Four out of five nurses struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register last...

NICE recommends new drug to help patients with severe asthma

Mepolizumab could assist people who have few treatment options available.

‘Significant’ concerns about morale and work pressures on prison nurses in Scotland

RCN Scotland study shows a rise in sickness absence reported by staff.

Survey reveals misconceptions about HIV

Almost one third of Britons think you can catch HIV by sharing a toothbrush with someone who...

Apprenticeship degrees a 'drop in the ocean' say health academics

Planned nursing degree apprenticeships will be ‘a drop in the ocean’ and will not solve the...

Second wave of test sites for nursing associate scheme revealed

The second wave of sites for training the next cohort of nursing associates has been...

Jeremy Hunt unveils details of nursing degree apprenticeships – and calls for...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has unveiled plans for the new nursing degree apprenticeships.

Nurses reminded of dangers of cold weather

PHE warns of risk to vulnerable

Nurses should not routinely use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN...

Nurses should not use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance.