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Newly qualified non-EU nurses now eligible to apply to the UK register

NMC drops restriction on UK registration for overseas nurses qualified for less than a year

Nursing unions reject Jersey pay offer – and threaten industrial action

Major sticking point is lack of pay parity with allied health professional colleagues

NMC consults on removing ‘unnecessary barriers’ for nurses returning to practice

Nursing and midwifery regulator plans more flexible ways to re-join register

New chief nurse will ‘bridge the gap’ between NHS England and NHS Improvement

Jane Cummings’ successor will be a joint appointment and lead a single team

‘Wales needs a national recruitment plan to support our new staffing law’

Nurse staffing lead wants to see an end to competition between employers

RCN demands bursary rethink as student numbers drop again

The number of students starting nursing courses in the UK is down for the second year

NHS pay in Wales: health unions back three-year deal

Nurses will reach the top of their pay bands more quickly

RCN welcomes report highlighting beneficial impact of EU staff on the health service

But college disagrees about preferential treatment to work in UK after Brexit

RCN pay deal row: everything you need to know about the EGM

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Figures show more people with cancer in England are waiting longer for treatment

RCN says nurses ‘see at first hand the distress that breaching the target causes patients’

Change in the law means longer prison sentences for people who assault nursing staff

Maximum jail term for attacking nurses is to double

Email reveals RCN council’s fears over ‘potentially dangerous time’ for college

RCN council appeals for members’ support ahead of EGM

Volunteers help reduce calls to 999 made by frail older people due to falls

London pilot scheme increased participants’ mobility and produced a 42% reduction in falls
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Advice from experts will help nurses base their clinical decision-making on best practice

Rise in NHS staff vacancies risks becoming ‘a national emergency’

The King’s Fund and the RCN respond to latest NHS workforce data

RCN calls for clarity about management of staff who refuse flu vaccine

College questions plans to redeploy such staff to ‘lower-risk’ areas

Give me your ideas for making the NHS better, Hancock urges staff

Minister says he’ll listen to what staff say about how to improve the NHS

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