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Nurses are divided over whether England should follow the lead of the other UK countries and introduce a national uniform.
Nurses were moved to tears today as they stood up to share their experiences of “deplorable” bullying at the hands of their colleagues.
A websiste designed to boost retention of nurses in the NHS by helping them plan their careers and identify new areas of practice to move into has been launched.
The role of the registered nurse in adult social care is marred by damaging myths that must be debunked in order to address workforce shortages, leaders in the sector have urged.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted against a proposal to review the joint nature of the chief executive and general secretary roles.
New data is needed to demonstrate the true value of a district nursing service looking at “positive outcomes” that often go unnoticed such as how many patients receive end of life care in their own homes, leaders have urged.
London terror victim, Kirsty Boden, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Medal for her courage and devotion on the night of 3 June 2017 – an award that her family and friends have described as “a high honour for such a devoted nurse”.
Nurses' goodwill is being abused, warns RCN leader Subscription
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has pledged that she will “not stop” until ministers take decisive action to end the workforce crisis.
Keep up with everything happening at the RCN Congress 2019. Journalists from Nursing Times will be reporting live from Liverpool throughout the conference
More than 1.3 million people over age 65 live across England in so-called “care deserts”, where residential care or care at home services are lacking due to a lack of beds or nursing staff, according to researchers.