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A mental health nurse has told how outdated and dark portrayals of the speciality, such as in film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, still hang over the profession and must be debunked.
A children’s community nurse and her friend, both from Wolverhampton, have signed up to undertake a wing-walk for charity and are urging others to join them in their cash-raising adventure.
The Royal College of Nursing has become one of three royal colleges to back a new campaign by a national newspaper to protect children using social media.
The government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disabilities and autism training for all nurses in England.
Two specialist nurses from a hospital in Bradford are set to take on a “bike ride of a lifetime” to help raise money to buy a new scanner for young patients.
GP surgeries can now display a “daffodil mark” as a sign of commitment to improving end of life care, as part of a new partnership between the Royal College of General Practice and the charity Marie Curie.
The chief nursing officer role in England will once again have a place at the table in Whitehall following pressure from campaigners, it has been confirmed to Nursing Times.
An NHS trust in London has welcomed a new contract to deliver community health and social care services in Ealing, to support people to receive treatment closer to home.
“We are nurses and we can do this” was the rallying cry from Royal College of Nursing president Anne Marie Rafferty, as members launched a crusade against dangerous understaffing.
A team of midwives in Hull have won a national award for offering parents-to-be a virtual experience of labour and birth.