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Flying Home advice updated to assist seriously ill patients travel abroad

Guidance on helping patients in the advanced stages of serious and terminal illness to...

Preceptorship framework launched for nurses in London

A new preceptorship framework for nurses working in London has been launched by the Capital...

Chief nursing officer’s BME strategic advisory group to set up regional networks

Regional advisory networks for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) issues are to be established...

'I drove home from work sobbing today'

Staff shortages compromising patient care, RCN poll finds

Leading academic says there is 'a lot to do' to grow nurse research as a...

More work is needed to boost the field of nurse research, says the Council of Deans of...

Ballot to be called if pay cap remains in place, RCN warns

The RCN will move towards balloting members on industrial action if the 1% cap on NHS pay is...

Hundreds of nurses and midwives aged over 70, NMC reveals

More than 500 nurses and midwives aged over 70 are practising in the UK, the regulator has...

Public agree government should scrap the cap, survey shows

Around eight in ten members of the public support calls to remove the pay cap and give NHS...

Barriers to compassionate care

Report: nurses face major barriers in delivering dedicated and compassionate care

English language test score will not be lowered, insists NMC

English language standards for European nurses joining the register will not be lowered, the...

Exclusive: Absence figures reveal extent of depression among nurses

Tens of thousands of NHS nurses have taken time off work due to anxiety, stress or...

Diversity exhibition set to open at the RCN

An exhibition celebriting diversity in nursing is set to open at the RCN next month.

Nurse numbers fall, as EU nationals head for the exit

Nurse and health visitor numbers in England fell by 1,071 in a 12-month period, latest data...

NMC to decide whether to release draft standards for nursing associates

The draft version would be sent to sites that are piloting the role.

International Council of Nurses appoints interim chief executive

Senior nurse who developed a national aptitude test for overseas nurses applying to work in...

Trial of quality-of-life metric for people recovering from cancer treatment

A way of measuring quality of life following cancer treatment to be trialled in a bid to...

Failing to scrap pay cap could hamper recruitment and morale, says IFS

Failing to remove the cap on health sector pay increases would increase problems with ‘...

Trusts hope to grow their own nurses

New pathway to help healthcare assistants train to become registered nurses

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