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Cost of law suits against the NHS doubles in five years

Delays in diagnosis or treatment lead to rise in number of patients suing hospital trusts

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Workplace bullies: NHS to boost support for nurse whistleblowers in Scotland

Investigation at NHS Highland revealed staff have faced ‘serious trauma’

Join the party for International Nurses Day 2019

Staff from around the UK are helping to celebrate the profession

NHS to step up nurse recruitment overseas, says leaked workforce report

Interim plan admits extra overseas recruitment will have limited impact on nurse vacancies

Brexit, retirement and stress: why nurses are leaving the register

NMC surveyed ex-registrants to find out why they left nursing

#whatnurseswear: Guinness World Records in U-turn over London Marathon nurse’s title

Victory for Jessica Anderson after her record was withheld because she’d run in scrubs

Nurses pick up new year honours from Prince William

Buckingham Palace investitures are recognition of nurses’ achievements

Nurses challenge ‘gender stereotypes’ behind marathon world record denial

Record attempt while dressed as a nurse ‘would only count if you're wearing a skirt’

Gap between demand for care and nurse numbers puts future of the NHS at risk – report

Health Foundation calls for 'significant action' to train and retain nurses

Could a skin check with your flu jab help address work-related dermatitis?

Glove awareness event hears options for nurses should include fast-track dermatology care

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

Health secretary promises NHS staff slow internet will be a thing of the past

Matt Hancock wants broadband upgrade for every hospital, GP practice and community service

Cancer and dementia care: families should have greater involvement in decision-making

Centre for Dementia Research study emphasises important areas for improvement

‘Health secretary should be accountable to parliament for short staffing in the NHS’

RCN general secretary tells MPs NHS Long Term Plan can’t be achieved with current numbers
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Patient’s Choice: The inspirational nurses nominated by the public

The award enables patients and their families to recognise nurses who have made a difference

Nurses shouldering informal carer duties need your support, charity tells NHS

One in five health service workers in England faces carer responsibilities at home

Hancock ‘wouldn’t rule out’ banning unvaccinated children from school

Worrying rise in children missing MMR vaccine has to be tackled, says health secretary

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