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Jeremy Hunt reappointed as health secretary for third time

Jeremy Hunt has been reappointed as health secretary for a record third time in Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.

Eight nurses a day seek urgent financial help, RCN reveals

One in four of the nurses who received support grants worth approximately £450 were in full-time work.

Care sector loses over 900 workers a day

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.

Blog: Purple Day 2017 – the need for specialist nurses for young people with epilepsy

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.

Jeremy Hunt announces nurse apprentice role

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.

Blog: Receiving my award

Having been thrilled to be awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours, I have waited until the summer for my investiture date to come around

The ‘all in the mind’ myth of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Health professionals should be made aware that ME/CFS is not a psychological illness and in order to improve patient care, nurses need to better understand this illness and its impact on patients

RCN celebrates international nurses day by thanking the profession

Patients and nurses’ families passed on their thanks for the excellent service to mark Nurses Day

Seven day week GP appointments still on the cards, says Hunt

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said seven day a week GP appointments are still on the cards

Junior doctors’ strike a “very bleak day for the NHS”, says Hunt

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said today’s junior doctors’ strike represented a “very, very bleak day for the NHS” while the doctors leader said they had no choice but to stage an all-out strike