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Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as...

District nursing shortage leaving patients in pain, report warns

A district nurse shortage is leaving patients in pain and putting pressure on staff across...

More than 5,000 new cases of FGM recorded in the NHS in 2016

RCN professional lead for public health Helen Donovan said mandatory reporting laws mean...

Non-EU worker fee risks adding to staffing crisis, warns RCN

College says the government must exempt healthcare workers from new immigration charge.

'Patients should have access to GP waiting times for routine conditions'...

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said patients will be able to look up GP waiting...

New school of nursing and midwifery in Oxford

Collaboration between local organisations will see students learning in university and trust...

Life-threatening sepsis must be treated within the hour, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is urging hospital staff to treat...

NHS 111 callers to have more access to clinicians

Service alteration aims to ease pressures on wider health service.

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at...

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely...

Workforce development plan to boost profile of practice nursing

Health Education England document sets out a workforce strategy for general practice nursing.

Three in four people support pay boost for nurses, survey shows

A poll for the GMB union shows the majority of Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat...

Spring budget: reaction

Nurses have labelled the spring budget as a 'missed opportunity', with the NHS failing to...

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Three UK universities in world top ten for nursing

King's College London has been named the third best university in the world for nursing,...

Oncology nurses want more studies into using technology in the community

Using technology to manage cancer symptoms at home should be the focus of research, say...

NMC caution order for nurse who failed to perform CPR

A nurse has admitted misconduct after failing to attempt to resuscitate a care home resident...

60% of NHS staff 'have worked while unwell'

NHS staff are still putting themselves under pressure to go to work when feeling unable to...

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