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Nursing associates begin training at University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby have embarked on their studies to become Nursing...

'Government burying head in sand on pay'

MPs warn the NHS cannot afford to lose the goodwill of nurses

Nurse academic collects OBE from Prince Charles

It was a proud moment for nurse academic Ruth Northway when she collected her OBE from...

MPs debate fair pay for nurses and other NHS staff

Nurses from across England lobbied MPs ahead of debate

Nurses get ready for NHS pay debate

Thousands of nurses have contacted their MPs to urge them to take part in today’s...

Radio presenter calls for law change to protect NHS staff from violence

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition to make it a criminal offence to attack NHS...

NMC agrees to regulate nursing associate role

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) agrees to be regulator for new nursing associates.

£3 million boost for nursing students with children in Scotland

Nursing students with dependents in Scotland are to receive an uplift to their financial...

Nursing associate regulation could cost £4 million to set up, says NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has set out the benefits and risks of regulating nursing...

Almost all hospitals in England have nurse shortages, data reveals

Hospitals are running wards with a dangerously low number of nurses and are using healthcare...

Pay cap could see nurse pay fall by thousands in real terms by 2020

Trades Union Congress analysis of public sector pay restraint reveals bleak picture for...

More staff are working without breaks, claims RCN

Some nurses working up to 12 hours without a break, food, or even a glass of water

Nurses urged to lobby MPs to attend NHS pay debate

A parliamentary debate on scrapping NHS pay caps will take place at the end of this month...

Nurse pay looks set for parliamentary debate

Petition tops 100k signatures after nurses lose 14% in real terms

Department of Health backs overhaul of the NMC’s fitness to practise process

Fundamental changes to the NMC’s legal framework could speed up fitness to practise cases.

UK faces shortage of 36,000 nurses by 2030, study claims

Research projection shows shortfall of thousands of nurses in the UK.

BME staff less likely to raise concerns in the workplace

Asian and black healthcare staff are significantly less likely to whistleblow than their...

New hospital documentary series puts NHS staff in the spotlight

A new television documentary is promising to portray the full reality of working for the of...

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