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Nurses are the least-appreciated group of professionals among public sector workers, a survey of staff from councils, schools and other emergency services has suggested.
Nurses are being asked for their views on how well they are supported to innovate at the front line, and what aspects of their work could benefit from trying out new approaches.
Five midwives from across the UK have received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives fellowship for their contribution to the profession across a variety of fields.
Specially trained nurses will be in place across all custody suites in Northern Ireland before the end of next year, police chiefs have said.
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London South Bank University is staging an event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of learning disability nursing, which will be hosted and led by people with learning disabilities.
Patients will continue to face “unacceptable” waits for treatment unless nursing shortages are addressed, health leaders have warned.
A new commitment has been made by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to look at introducing a system of regulation for advanced nurse practitioners as part of a major review.
The Teenage Cancer Trust has announced the appointment of an experienced nurse, Dr Louise Soanes, as its director of services.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has launched a new UK wide survey of the district nursing workforce to help the charity to determine what investment and support is needed for the service.
A national newspaper has today admitted its description of nurses as doctors’ assistants was out of step with the realities of the role after coming under fire from the profession.