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Progress on reducing cancer mortality

Progress has been made on reducing mortality, and improving the chances of survival and the experience of care, for people in England diagnosed with cancer, a new report by the Health Foundation has found

Entries open for British Journal of Nursing's Respiratory Award

The British Journal of Nursing has announced an addition to its prestigous annual awards for nursing, the Respiratory Nurse Award. This award is open to primary care nurses, practice nurses, community nurses and all nurses involved in respiratory care as well as specialist respiratory nurses

New RCN president elected

Anne Marie Rafferty has been elected the next President of the Royal College of Nursing, with Yvonne Coghill to serve as Deputy President

Tax rises needed for social care

The Government should consider increases in national taxation to fund the UK’s adult social care services, the Local Government Association has said

Nursing and midwifery numbers increase

The number of nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK increased by nearly 4000 in the past year, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council


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