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A student nurse has criticised a “loop hole” in the bursary system that has left her struggling to make ends meet for taking time out from her studies to recover from mental health problems.
Giving a drug called remifentanil during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural, a study by UK researchers has revealed.
Fresh calls to address nursing shortages in social care have been made, after stark new figures revealed the accelerating ageing rate of the UK’s population.
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study.
Health visitors in North Yorkshire have received international recognition for their care for parents and their children.
Bowel cancer screening in England is set to start at an earlier age of 50 to improve early detection, according to Public Health England.
Nursing Times has been inducted into an international “hall of fame” for publications that have made significant contributions to the profession’s “knowledge”.
Nursing needs to undergo a gender-neutral “rebranding” to break down barriers stopping men entering the profession, researchers have urged after it emerged less than 10% of student nurses in Scotland were male.
The Royal College of Nursing has announced the election candidates for its next president and deputy president.
Ministers must “bring forward” a sustainable, long term workforce plan for the NHS that reduces reliance on expensive agency workers, according to the Labour Party.