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University sets up £200K fund to help nursing students

A university has set up a £200,000 fund to help nursing students cope with course costs when...

CNO rejects nursing associate claims

Not a 'cheap replacement for nurses', says England's chief nursing officer

Nursing the 'most trusted profession'

Poll finds UK public has faith in nurses' truthfulness

Four out of five nurses struck off NMC register last year were over the age of 40,...

Four out of five nurses struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register last...

Apprenticeship degrees a 'drop in the ocean' say health academics

Planned nursing degree apprenticeships will be ‘a drop in the ocean’ and will not solve the...

Second wave of test sites for nursing associate scheme revealed

The second wave of sites for training the next cohort of nursing associates has been...

Jeremy Hunt unveils details of nursing degree apprenticeships – and calls for...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has unveiled plans for the new nursing degree apprenticeships.

Nurses reminded of dangers of cold weather

PHE warns of risk to vulnerable

Nurses should not routinely use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN...

Nurses should not use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance.

Majority of hospice care is community-based

Research by the charity Hospice UK reveals that less than a fifth of hospice care for adults...

Wales cancer plan calls for wider access to palliative care training

A plan for cancer services in Wales calls for palliative care training for nurses and...

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

Rapid treatment chair cuts chemotherapy waiting times

Nurse-led service at Wirral cancer centre frees up bays for patients requiring more complex...

Teenagers with cancer need access to fertility preservation services, urges nurse expert

Valerie Peddie has emphasised the lack of fertility knowledge among young people with cancer

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this...

Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

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