John Ely

Bursary vote
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Move to save postgraduate bursary fails, but some students will be offered grants

One-off payments of £10,000 promised for students in less popular disciplines

Palace of Westminster
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Commons to debate future of bursary for postgraduate nursing students tonight

This evening Labour will put forward a motion to annul the scrapping of the postgraduate bursary

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Poor care, abuse blamed for deaths of 13 with learning disabilities

Thirteen people with learning disabilities died due to substandard care, neglect or abuse...

RCN Jersey chair Kenny McNeil
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RCN Jersey votes to accept 2.5% pay increase for 2017

Branch will campaign on disparity of nurses' and other healthcare professionals'...

Staffordshire County Council
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Budget cut threatens 37 school nurse and health visitor jobs in Staffordshire

The cut will leave our children and families vulnerable, says union Unite

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Older people missing out on bereavement support

Charity calls for 'one-stop-shop' approach to older people's bereavement support

Abortion poll
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Abortion should not be a criminal matter, say RCN members

Abortion survey – majority of respondents want procedure removed from the criminal law

South Bank University
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Exclusive: Lack of learning disability nursing applicants jeopardises degree course

Learning disability nursing ‘treated as the poor relation’ – RCN

NMC chief executive Jackie Smith
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Nursing and Midwifery Council on course to become nursing associate regulator

Extension of NMC’s remit to include nursing associates now requires change in the law

Community nursing funding
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Multi-million pound training pledge to community nurses in Scotland

Scottish Government announces development programme for community nurses

Hospital violence
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Assaults on Emergency Workers Bill moves one step closer to becoming law

Bill to impose harsher penalties for assaults and sexual violence against nurses progresses through parliament

Pests
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Nurses' dirty and unsafe working conditions are disrupting patient care – Labour

'Extent of pest infestations and crumbling NHS buildings are legacy of underinvestment'

Child healthcare
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Children and young people missing out on vital care due to lack of community nurses

Audit reveals shortage of community children's nurses in acute general children’s services and GP practices in the UK

Departures
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EU nurses’ uncertainty post-Brexit is driving many out of UK, says RCN

Figures from Nursing and Midwifery Council show 29% rise in number of EU nurses leaving register

Jamaica/UK
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UK and Jamaica nurse exchange aims to provide mutual learning

Nurses in Jamaica and the UK will have the chance to swap places in a nurse exchange partnership

Model of a brain next to a stethoscope
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RCN consults on how to achieve parity of esteem for mental healthcare

College members working in mental health asked to complete a survey to shape RCN’s campaign

Vaughan Gething
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'Give students in Wales long-term certainty over bursary'

Royal College of Midwives appeals for lasting commitment to degree funding as minister extends bursary to 2019

Family and clinicians with patient
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Pain management among improvements needed in end of life care – Marie Curie study

Honest communication between clinicians and families essential, say researchers

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