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EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

Front-line nurses must be agents of change, say nursing leaders

Conference speakers urge nurses to help lead change in public health.

'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

Nurses honoured at QNI annual awards

More than 100 nurses were made Queen’s Nurses, and four others named fellows at a ceremony...

Fathers key to tackling child health crisis, say senior nurses

Fathers are being left out of involvement in their children’s healthcare with potentially...

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Plans to axe up to 60 health visitors in Nottinghamshire will 'hit deprived...

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is making cuts from its health visitor...

Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this...

Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and...

EXCLUSIVE: Hundreds of district nursing posts lost since 2014

More than half of NHS trusts employing district nurses have seen a fall in their numbers...

More than a third of home care workers have no dementia training

More than a third of home care workers in England have had no training in dementia care –...

Child health nurse wins RCN Wales nurse of the year award

Sian Thomas won the prestigious RCN Wales nurse of the year award for ensuring a child with...

'Santa forgot' TV ad campaign raises awareness of dementia...

Christmas is forgotten by a Santa living with dementia in an advert raising funds for...

Cuts to services detrimental to mothers who want to breastfeed, warn experts

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative UK report exposes gaps in public health support...

Charity calls for domestic abuse support in every hospital in England and Wales

Over half of domestic abuse victims visiting hospital had accessed emergency departments a...

Substituting nurses with nursing assistants linked to higher patient death risk, study...

Reasearch shows one professional nurse substitution associated with a 21% rise in patient...

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.

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