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Hospital admissions for eating disorders double

The number of admissions to hospital for eating disorders nearly doubled in the seven years...

Many patients failing to receive follow-up care after dementia diagnosis, charity says

A large number of patients are failing to receive the follow-up care they are entitled to...

Nurses revealed to be leading producers of NHS waste

Nursing teams would benefit the most from NHS trusts employing dedicated specialist waste...

RCN criticises ‘short-sighted’ move to scrap bursary for postgraduate nursing students

College says the government ‘seems hell-bent on reducing the supply of talent into nursing’

Pharmacists to be recommended as 'go to' for children with minor illnesses ...

Study finds majority of patients who called NHS 111 during winter were seen by pharmacists.
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – deadline for entries extended to 23 February

RCNi Nurse Awards - entry deadline extended

Social care England: report slams ‘Cinderella service’ and says DH not doing enough to...

The National Audit Office report into the adult social care workforce in England says...

Flu vaccine: people over 65 years of age to be offered booster jab for the 2018-19...

NHS England and Public Health England outline newly licenced ‘adjuvanted trivalent’ vaccine...

Anger from nurses as NMC votes itself a raise

Council should reduce registration fees not increase its members’ allowances, say unions

Some mental health patients face waits of up to two years for psychological therapies,...

Nine out of ten health providers keep no record of the length of time people experiencing...

Public Health England: compelling evidence on e-cigarette prescriptions for NHS patients

Public Health England has said hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and GPs could...

QNI launches resource to inform nurses and students about care home nursing

The complexity of care home nursing has been outlined and championed in a new resource pack...

RCN wants your views in e-nurse consultation

Nurses asked to describe how they use technology in their practice, and how ditigal skills...

Nurses add their voice and support to protest over lack of NHS funding

Protesters took to the streets of London and other parts of the UK on Saturday 3 February to...

Fees to use NHS by temporary migrants to double

Charges paid by temporary migrants to use the NHS are to double, a move the government says...

RCN calls for urgent national campaign to boost student applicant numbers

Number of applicants for nursing student courses has fallen for a fourth year running

Infographic: How nursing degree applicant figures have fallen since the loss of the...

See our infographic demonstrating how the number of nursing degree applicants has fallen...

Hundreds of nurses march in rally to protect the NHS

RCN president Cecilia Akrisie Anim calls for urgent action to address the staffing crisis.

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