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Nursing degree apprenticeships

Universities to get share of £4.9 million funding

Trust with 500 nursing vacancies considers filling roles with other staff

A trust with about 500 nursing vacancies has said it is considering filling some nursing...

Volunteering on nature projects boosts mental health, study finds

Research suggests nature volunteering could provide an important ‘non-medical’ service that...

Public need more awareness of serious mental health conditions

Serious mental health conditions are not fully understood by the public, the Royal College...

Preceptorship framework launched for nurses in London

A new preceptorship framework for nurses working in London has been launched by the Capital...

Chief nursing officer’s BME strategic advisory group to set up regional networks

Regional advisory networks for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) issues are to be established...

Mental health charity launches guide to support vulnerable migrants

A mental health guide for the provision of services to help vulnerable migrants has been...

'I drove home from work sobbing today'

Staff shortages compromising patient care, RCN poll finds

Leading academic says there is 'a lot to do' to grow nurse research as a...

More work is needed to boost the field of nurse research, says the Council of Deans of...

Ballot to be called if pay cap remains in place, RCN warns

The RCN will move towards balloting members on industrial action if the 1% cap on NHS pay is...

Hundreds of nurses and midwives aged over 70, NMC reveals

More than 500 nurses and midwives aged over 70 are practising in the UK, the regulator has...

Public agree government should scrap the cap, survey shows

Around eight in ten members of the public support calls to remove the pay cap and give NHS...

Barriers to compassionate care

Report: nurses face major barriers in delivering dedicated and compassionate care

English language test score will not be lowered, insists NMC

English language standards for European nurses joining the register will not be lowered, the...

Exclusive: Absence figures reveal extent of depression among nurses

Tens of thousands of NHS nurses have taken time off work due to anxiety, stress or...

Diversity exhibition set to open at the RCN

An exhibition celebriting diversity in nursing is set to open at the RCN next month.

One in four 14-year-old girls are depressed, research finds

Almost one in four girls and one in ten boys aged 14 are depressed, researchers have found.

NSPCC: 1.2m abused children let down by inadequate mental health services

About 1.2 million children who have been abused or neglected are being let down by mental...

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