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Experts ‘disappointed’ at minister’s refusal to meet over staffing levels
Senior nurses driving a high-profile campaign on safe staffing levels in hospitals said they were 'disappointed' after health minister Dan Poulter refused to meet them last week.
Charity looks a dead cert to win in the racing stakes
Nurses will be hitting Lingfield Park racecourse in Surrey next month to raise money for a charity that provides financial help to members of the profession.
Women take heart from walking group
A cardiac nurse is pulling on her trainers to lead a new exercise initiative aimed at keeping women's hearts healthy.
Call for dementia specialists in general practices
More nurse specialists are needed in general practices to support people with dementia, the RCN says.
Nurse secures £3m investment in safer staffing
A nursing director used 'strong' data on patient safety to convince her trust board to hand over £3 million for a staff recruitment drive.
Uniforms and clearer job titles help patients identify who’s who
Traditional nursing titles and new uniforms have been introduced at two NHS trusts to help patients identify staff roles more easily.
Nursing input helps prevent detentions
Nurses will work with police officers to care for people likely to be sectioned, under plans announced by home secretary Theresa May.
Jimmy Savile alleged to have abused patients aged five
Police say that 29 people have alleged that the late broadcaster Jimmy Savile abused them at hospitals in Yorkshire - and that some of them were as young as five at the time.
Emergency staff call for urgent action as A&E crisis deepens
A&E nurses say rising demand for their services in England is partly the result of millions of people arriving for non-emergency treatment, and that the problem must be addressed urgently.
Protestors rally against ‘demolition of NHS’
Hundreds of nurses marched to Downing Street on Saturday in protest against the planned closure of Lewisham A&E and restructuring of the health service in London.
The Care campaign is a joint drive by Nursing Standard and the Patients Association to improve fundamental patient care across the UK.
Which nurses would you like to see in the House of Lords?
The case for and against a change in the law.
Health care assistants (HCAs) are taking on increasingly complex roles and responsibilities - prompting fresh calls for their regulation.