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Remote Scottish island seeks new nurse

Fed up of the hustle and bustle of hospital life? A dream nursing job has just become...

Patients and nurses join forces on app-review website

Specialist nurses and patients have joined forces to create a freely accessible app-review...

Job applications soar at hospital trust after TV documentary series

A major London hospital trust which was the subject of a hit TV documentary series has seen...

Overseas-trained nurses given extra chance on competency tests

NMC changes rules on exams to practise in the UK, offering applicants more flexibility and...

Calls from nurses to financial helpline more than double

A charity providing financial assistance to nurses saw large rise in calls in first three...

Health visitors call for better training to help new mothers who have mental health...

Health visitors believe they need more training to better support new mothers experiencing...

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

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...

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...

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...

Parents call for better mental health education in schools

Schools should teach children more about mental health, say parents.

Revalidation: One year on

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

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...

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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