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Nurses are the most trusted profession nationally, according to new research, ahead of doctors, teachers and judges.
Drinking “plenty of fluids” may cause worsening symptoms and potential fatalities for patients with reduced renal function, a BMJ case report has revealed.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has been asked by the Government to regulate the new nursing associate role.
Wed 30 November
Wed 30 November
Health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will today announce that he wants more doctors and nurses to occupy senior positions within the NHS.
Wed 30 November
Wed 30 November
Health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will announce plans for the new degree-level nurse apprenticeships, starting next September, in a speech at the NHS Providers conference in Birmingham today.
Mon 28 November
Mon 28 November
Mental health support for pregnant women and new mums is set to receive a funding boost in twenty areas across the country, NHS England has said.
Fri 25 November
Fri 25 November
A paediatric community matron has been awarded “Nurse of the Year” at an awards ceremony in London
Thu 24 November
Thu 24 November
RCN has called on the Government to better comprehend the seriousness of the financial situation that the nursing workforce is in, after the Autumn Statement makes no mention of the NHS.
Thu 24 November
Thu 24 November
Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that dementia and Alzheimer's disease are now the leading cause of death in England and Wales.
Thu 24 November
Thu 24 November
Patients suffering from simple ankle sprains should not be encouraged to treat it with physiotherapy, but rather taught how to self-manage the injury at home reveals a study published by BMJ.
Thu 24 November
Thu 24 November
A new tool to estimate the individualised chances of couples having a baby, both before and after first IVF treatment, and over multiple cycles, has been announced in BMJ.
Thu 24 November
Thu 24 November
England’s chief nurse officer, Jane Cummings, has spoken out to people with newly diagnosed diabetes and raised awareness of difference between Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
Wed 23 November
Wed 23 November
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement has committed no extra funding for health or social care, despite pleas from healthcare professionals.
Mon 21 November
Mon 21 November
Health Education England (HEE) has published the nursing associate (NA) curriculum framework, which shows a reversal of the proposal to allow NAs to administer controlled drugs.
Fri 18 November
Fri 18 November
People are becoming increasingly resistant to “last-line” antibiotics used to treat serious pneumonia and bloodstream infections
Fri 18 November
Fri 18 November
Practice managers and GPs must “suspend their cynicism” about the Forward View if it is going to work, according to the lead on primary care at NHS England.
Fri 18 November
Fri 18 November
Over half of GP practice managers feel they are significantly overloaded and more than a quarter are actively looking to leave the NHS, new data has revealed.
Thu 17 November
Thu 17 November
Substantial rises in demand for care will mean a more difficult than usual winter for the NHS, according to the King’s Fund’s latest quarterly monitoring report.
Wed 16 November
Wed 16 November
Replacing professionally qualified nurses with lower skilled nursing assistants has been linked to a heightened risk of patient death, as well as other indicators of poor quality care, a study in BMJ Quality & Safety has revealed.
Tue 15 November
Tue 15 November
Of the 4.2 million women invited to be screened for cervical cancer, 27.3% are not attending, new NHS figures have revealed.
Tue 15 November
Tue 15 November
The injury allowance guides for both employers and employees have been updated to clarify specific exemptions of the NHS injury allowance scheme.
Mon 14 November
Mon 14 November
NHS England has told local health leaders to keep sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) secret from the public until they are finalised, analysis by the King’s Fund has discovered.

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