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Terminally ill children should have access to around-the-clock homecare, according to a draft standard published by NICE.
Why is pay for practice nurses so variable and what can they do to negotiate a raise?
A dwindling number of practice nurses means that GPs are going to have to start paying for the high-quality staff they want.
Thu 13 April
Thu 13 April
Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who survived Ebola, has said she will travel back to Sierra Leone where she contracted the disease to seek 'closure'.
Tue 11 April
Tue 11 April
Almost 340,000 adult social care workers in England quit their jobs last year, meaning over 900 left their roles each day, according to new figures.
Mon 10 April
Mon 10 April
Research funded by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has shown that a disproportionate number of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses and midwives undergoing the fitness to practise (FtP) process.
Thu 6 April
Thu 6 April
Two weeks remain to submit your views for a consultation on the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding required for the new nursing associate role.
Thu 6 April
Thu 6 April
The number of mature students applying for nursing degrees has fallen this year, coinciding with the first intake required to pay fees in place of grants.
Wed 5 April
Wed 5 April
The Royal College of Nursing's (RCN) elected governing body has agreed to consult its members after the Government announced the continuation of the 1% pay cap last week.
Wed 5 April
Wed 5 April
Elliott Hall Medical Centre in Middlesex is the first practice in London to be awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Tue 4 April
Tue 4 April
The results from the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) consultation on its proposed changes to fitness to practise (FtP) processes have received support from nurses and organisations.
Mon 3 April
Mon 3 April
NHS England has today launched a recruitment drive in a bid to attract more high quality graduates to the profession.
Fri 31 March
Fri 31 March
NHS England has axed its plans to bring in a ban on health service nurses taking agency shifts in other parts of the NHS the day before the rule was to come into force.
Thu 30 March
Thu 30 March
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is recognised as one of the most common respiratory diseases in the UK, with over 5 million people diagnosed.
Wed 29 March
Wed 29 March
Practice nurse numbers are beginning to rise, the latest figures for the general practice workforce have shown, however nurse leads have called for more sustainable growth.
Tue 28 March
Tue 28 March
The 1% pay cap for public sector workers including nurses should continue until April 2018, according to recommendations from a report by the National Health Service Pay Review Body (NHSPRB).
Mon 27 March
Mon 27 March
Sunday 26 March marked Purple Day – an international effort to raise awareness of epilepsy. Carol Long, CEO of charity Young Epilepsy explains why it’s vital that every child and young person with the neurological condition should have access to a specialist nurse.
Fri 24 March
Fri 24 March
Teenage pregnancies have dropped to the lowest level ever since 1969 across England and Wales, new Office for National Statistics (ONS) data has revealed.
Tue 21 March
Tue 21 March
In the UK, approximately 700,000 women per year give birth. Some 5% of these women have diabetes; of those 87.5% have gestational diabetes (GDM), 7.5% have type 1 diabetes and 5% have type 2.
Mon 20 March
Mon 20 March
Nearly 100 councils across England have reported that care home firms have cancelled their contracts with them due to insufficient payments.
Fri 17 March
Fri 17 March
A recent systematic review found brief interventions delivered by nurses to be the most effective at reducing alcohol consumption when compared with other provider groups.
Thu 16 March
Thu 16 March
The inconsistencies in the way practice nurses are paid can make it difficult to ask for a higher salary or improvements to contract agreements.
Thu 16 March
Thu 16 March
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has released a report on called NHS reality check: Delivering care under pressure today (16 March) which highlights the burdens faced by the acute sector.

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