The first ever international year of the nurse and midwife will be held in 2020, it has been confirmed, providing a “once in a generation opportunity” to showcase the professions.
Resilience is the “mask” that nurses are forced to wear because of workplace pressures and demands, members of the profession have warned during a discussion at the Royal College of Nursing congress this week.
The mental health of children and young people with some long-term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy, according to UK researchers.
The enduring sexualisation of nurses must end to keep them safe from harassment in the workplace, union members have warned.
Trusts across England will be offering an additional 5,000 plus placements this autumn, fulfilling a pledge made in the NHS long-term plan earlier this year, Nursing Times understands.
A nursing assistant at East Surrey Hospital is preparing to complete her 60th marathon this weekend, just weeks before her 60th birthday.
Nurses at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital celebrated their organisation’s 300th anniversary with a special commemorative service at Westminster Abbey this week.
Thousands of nurses have signed a letter to health and social care secretary Matt Hancock calling on him to back their campaign for safe staffing legislation in England.
Nurses have demanded urgent action to safeguard the human rights of people with learning disabilities, in the wake of a new care scandal.
A theatre nurse has launched a petition urging the government to introduce laws around ventilation in the operating environment, claiming that healthcare workers are being exposed to a “toxic plume”.