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Hypnosis can reduce pain by up to 42% and may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers, according to UK researchers.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has made progress but is still failing to meet key standards in its handling of fitness to practise cases, according to its latest annual performance report.
A nurse who had just finished a night shift at Scunthorpe Hospital has been praised for helping a woman who was trapped in her vehicle after a car accident.
NHS staff have been praised after new research found productivity in the health service has improved at more than double the rate of the wider economy.
Nursing staff who helped organise a surprise wedding ceremony for a patient undergoing end-of-life care have described how proud they are to be able to “touch patients’ lives”.
Dame Donna Kinnair confirmed as RCN chief executive Subscription
Dame Donna Kinnair has been appointed as permanent chief executive and general secretary at the Royal College of Nursing, it has been announced.
Opposition parties in Scotland have called for the full publication of a report into the “shocking” treatment of patients at a Dundee mental health unit, after BBC report leaked information on “risky” restraints.
A team of North Yorkshire health visitors have taken on a “tough” triathlon to raise funds for a breastfeeding support scheme to help mothers and families who experience challenges.
A team of midwives in Hull have undergone hypnobirthing training as part of an initiative to increase choice around giving birth.
Care of children with chronic constipation should include consideration of sensory issues and possible referral to occupational therapy, according to US researchers, who claim their findings are “revolutionary”.