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Why every workplace needs a ‘Department Of Kindness’

Hospital’s blue plaques project recognises the daily acts of kindness in patient care

Devices promoting independence in people with dementia could lighten nurses’ workload

Imperial College scientists investigate technology that could transform individuals’ lives

Child who charmed royals helps open health centre

A schoolgirl who charmed Prince Harry and Meghan helps declare open a mental health centre

Dame Donna Kinnair is named RCN general secretary

College appoints its acting head following months of ‘sterling leadership’

RCN ambassador Emilia Clarke named one of 100 most influential people in the world

Time magazine included the Game of Thrones star and nurse champion in its yearly list

Nurses need protected time for training in learning disabilities and autism, says NMC

NMC issues response to ongoing government consultation on mandatory training

Workforce is priority, says England’s chief nurse after 100 days in post

Ruth May was speaking at launch of new children’s mental health centre

Feedback from up to 49,000 patients with cancer remains unpublished, study suggests

Researchers say information on quality of life during and after treatment must be shared

NHS England urged to tackle ageism in cancer care

Older women with breast cancer are less likely to receive treatment, claims new report

New and expectant mothers to access perinatal mental healthcare closer to home

NHS England announce roll-out of specialist services across the country

Wards in England are still failing to achieve safe staffing levels, new report warns

Workforce study says policies introduced since Mid-Staffs Inquiry have lost momentum

Period poverty: schools in Wales to offer girls free sanitary products

More than 141,000 pupils who cannot afford tampons and other supplies are expected to benefit

Capacity Tracker helps staff to locate care home places for patients in England

The digital tool aims to ensure people ‘aren’t left waiting in hospital unnecessarily’

Support network uses social media to attract men into nursing

Facebook and Twitter groups connect students with nurses to promote profession

Off-duty nurses save cyclist’s life at side of the road

Mental health team performed CPR on man who had gone into cardiac arrest

RCN exhibition traces the history of older people’s nursing

Aspects of Age exhibition looks at how far healthcare has come in 200 years

RCN Northern Ireland gets go-ahead for ballot on industrial action

Vacancies and lagging pay have become a public safety issue, college warns

NMC invites registrants to help shape its five-year strategy

Regulator asks nurses, midwives and nursing associates to suggest priorities for action

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