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The Nursing Times Awards for this year have now been officially launched, so do not delay your entry in order to have a chance of winning.
The last seven days or so has seen a sudden spike in news about mental health care and mental health nursing, which is not before time. Here is a quick run down.
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during February 2019? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.
The new chief nursing officer for England, Dr Ruth May, has used her first interview with Nursing Times since she took on the role to emphasise the need to boost pride in nursing and midwifery.
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 sunshine we’ve enjoyed over the last few days suggests spring is on the way at last, but winter seems reluctant to loosen its icy grip on the health service.
The children’s wards at both the James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital now have a fleet of five electric cars.
Operating department practitioners and members of 15 other health and care professions will see their annual regulation fee increase after a decision by the Health and Care Professions Council.
The Royal College of Nursing in Wales has announced the appointment of Helen Whyley as its new director with immediate effect.