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Quarter of women in England missing out on potentially life-saving cervical cancer...

One in four women eligible for screening did not receive checks last year, new data shows.

Graduates of England's first-ever nursing degree course reunited

A trailblazing group of women who campaigned to create England’s first nursing degree...

RCN calls government response to pay petition ‘completely inadequate’

College criticises response to a petition against the 1% pay cap on NHS staff.

Plagiarism and exam cheating among thousands of academic misconduct cases on UK nursing...

A Nursing Standard investigation reveals thousands of UK nursing students have been involved...

Appeal court ruling on HIV drug victory for common sense, says leading nurse

Judges rule NHS England does have power to provide HIV prevention strategy.

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

Clinicians need improved awareness of the internet to help suicidal patients, report...

Researchers have found a high proportion of people with suicidal thoughts search for...

Nurse academic to head QNI’s community leaders programme

Scheme will be available to experienced Queen’s nurses with the potential to secure a senior...

Nurses feature in campaign to keep people out of emergency departments this winter

Nurses, pharmacists and GPs are fronting a campaign to help people to keep well this winter...

‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...

Alarm over rising childhood obesity levels

National Child Measurement Programme shows an increase in obesity among young children.

Dementia patients missing out on personal budgets

Alzheimer’s charity says a ‘deep-seated misunderstanding’ of the system means fewer than a...

Vulnerable patients 'at high risk' of food poisoning

Some hospitals are serving out-of-date food to patients, an investigation has found.

Practice nurses ‘need better mental health training’

Practice nurses need better training in mental health, says mental health charity Mind.

Rise in number of nurses referred to the NMC

The number of nurses and midwives being referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council has...

Nursing associates will administer controlled medicines

Staff in new role will also carry out invasive procedures, government documents suggest.

Free occupational health services for Scottish practice nurses

Practice nurses in Scotland will now have free access to occupational health services as...