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Government ‘storing up problems’ as mature students shun nursing, RCN warns

Six thousand fewer mature students have applied to study nursing, according to UCAS figures

Nurse reprimanded after failing to perform CPR on care home resident he believed had...

Nursing and Midwifery Council panel heard nurse failed to perform CPR on care home resident...

BME nurses more likely to be referred to NMC by employer – but white staff more likely...

Black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses are disproportionately referred to the Nursing and...

'Nurses on 12-hour shifts more likely to take sick leave'

Nurses are more likely to take sickness leave if working 12-hour shift patterns, new...

More A&Es are closing their doors to ambulances, says report

Hospitals had to close their doors to ambulances almost twice as often this winter compared...

NHS could be up to 42,000 nurses short after Brexit, projection claims

The NHS could suffer a nursing shortage of up to 42,000 just six years after Brexit, a...

Nurses urged to apply for funding to improve health for BME communities

Nurses with ideas for healthcare projects to improve health outcomes of black and minority...

'Intentional rounding does not work for all patients and nurses'...

Not all patients and nurses benefit from the system on hospital wards known as intentional...

RCN to consult members on response to continued pay restraint

The RCN is to consult nurses on how it should respond to continuing pay restraint –...

Rise in nurse numbers shows Wales 'moving in the right direction' – RCN...

Report showing nurse, midwife and health visitor numbers rose 1.3% in a year are welcomed by...

Peers urge review of pay restraint and morale

Ministers should review pay policy for nurses and other NHS staff and the impact it has on...

RCN makes urgent call for more clinicians on NHS 111 after allegations of poor service

More clinicians should be placed on the NHS 111 helpline after claims that suicidal callers...

Revalidation: One year on

More than 200,000 nurses and midwives have completed the new system to check they are fit to...

Lib Dems claim custody nurse shortage 'clearly' linked to rising ambulance...

The number of ambulances attending London police stations has doubled in four years, at the...

Nurse who almost died after developing sepsis plans trip of a lifetime

A nurse who lost both legs and an arm after developing sepsis is preparing for globe-...

The fight for better pay goes on, RCN says

College will continue to fight for fair pay for nurses as the 1% pay cap is set to remain in...

Doctor who lied about Pauline Cafferkey's temperature suspended for one month...

A doctor who lied about the high temperature of nurse Pauline Cafferkey was last week...

U-turn over agency ban

NHS Improvement has agreed to pause plans to prevent nurses working for an agency if they...

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