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New cancer diagnoses the highest on record

Office for National Statistics says the number of new cases in England is equivalent to 822...

Potentially fatal diseases could return if children are not vaccinated, RCN warns

The RCN has joined a raft of healthcare organisations who have re-emphasised the importance...

More patients being sent for emergency care via non-urgent 111 number

The NHS’s non-emergency line is sending a rising proportion of patients for emergency care,...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to...

Shortfall in mental healthcare for expectant and new mothers, survey reveals

The Royal College of Midwives has called for increased investment in maternal mental health...

Nurses will work to reduce demand for GP appointments in south west England

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will work to cut GP appointments in the West...

Nurses will be 'vital' to success of new plans to reform NHS...

Involving nurses in new controversial plans to reform England's health and care system will...
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Finalists revealed for the Community Nursing category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 showcase innovation, talent and skill across the nursing profession.

Queen’s Nurse title set to return to Scotland after almost 50 years

A development programme will enable 20 community nurses to use the title.

Nurses among EU workers lobbying MPs over right to remain in UK

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among European Union (EU) workers...

Nurses join team of experts set up to help under pressure GP practices

Royal College of General Practitioners has created a service to support GP practices.
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Tickets on sale for RCNi Nurse Awards

Secure your place at this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession’s top accolade.

Reports of FGM are being made daily, says NSPCC

Reports of female genital mutilation (FGM) are being made daily and sometimes concern babies...

‘Nurses should resist passport checks for overseas patients’

A nurse has called on health professionals to boycott a new requirement to check patients’...

Many older people not receiving basic care, says Age UK

Hundreds of thousands of older people are not receiving the help they need to get out of bed...

STP plans could hit community nurse funding in rural areas, leading nurse warns

RCN deputy president says community nursing will be put at risk unless funding is...

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...

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