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Charity tells of supporting nurses struggling financially after cancer diagnosis

More than one in 10 people who sought support from a nurse hardship charity in the past year...

MPs to debate calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault NHS staff

The RCN has backed calls for tougher sanctions on those who assault clinical staff.

Tough penalties proposed for nursing students who cheat

Government proposes new guidance for universities and penalties for students who use essay...

Royal date for Dame Elizabeth

Dame Elizabeth Anionwu honoured by the Queen at Buckingham Palace

‘Beware risk of replacing nurses with nursing associates’

Leading nurse academic’s warning over new nursing associate role.

New cancer diagnoses the highest on record

Office for National Statistics says the number of new cases in England is equivalent to 822...

Potentially fatal diseases could return if children are not vaccinated, RCN warns

The RCN has joined a raft of healthcare organisations who have re-emphasised the importance...

More patients being sent for emergency care via non-urgent 111 number

The NHS’s non-emergency line is sending a rising proportion of patients for emergency care,...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to...

Shortfall in mental healthcare for expectant and new mothers, survey reveals

The Royal College of Midwives has called for increased investment in maternal mental health...

Nurses will work to reduce demand for GP appointments in south west England

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will work to cut GP appointments in the West...

Nurses will be 'vital' to success of new plans to reform NHS...

Involving nurses in new controversial plans to reform England's health and care system will...

Finalists revealed for the Community Nursing category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 showcase innovation, talent and skill across the nursing profession.

Queen’s Nurse title set to return to Scotland after almost 50 years

A development programme will enable 20 community nurses to use the title.

Nurses among EU workers lobbying MPs over right to remain in UK

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among European Union (EU) workers...

Nurses join team of experts set up to help under pressure GP practices

Royal College of General Practitioners has created a service to support GP practices.

Tickets on sale for RCNi Nurse Awards

Secure your place at this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession’s top accolade.

Reports of FGM are being made daily, says NSPCC

Reports of female genital mutilation (FGM) are being made daily and sometimes concern babies...