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Failing to scrap pay cap could hamper recruitment and morale, says IFS

Failing to remove the cap on health sector pay increases would increase problems with ‘...

Give new students mindfulness classes to help them settle, report urges

College students should be assigned mentors, offered relaxation and mindfulness classes, and...

Trusts hope to grow their own nurses

New pathway to help healthcare assistants train to become registered nurses

Time for 'nurse' to be protected title?

Study revealed some trusts call unqualified support staff 'nurses'.

Lib Dems: give nurses and other NHS staff 'a proper pay rise'...

Norman Lamb calls for wage hike at Lib Dem party conference.

Fresh look for Scotland's Flying Start scheme for newly qualified nurses...

A national development programme aimed at newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health...

Nurse-led social media drive boosts communication with young people

The power of social media has been recognised during a week of presentations at a London...

Education committee to assess 'value for money' in higher education ...

The qualitiy of university teaching and graduate outcomes are to be examined as part of an...

Exclusive: Nearly 1,400 overseas nurses fail English language tests

Almost 1,400 overseas nurses who applied to work in the UK in the past two years have failed...

Give NHS staff 3.9% pay rise

In a break with tradition, unions have submitted a pay claim directly to the government

Nurse First: graduates to begin new fast-track programme this month

High-achieving graduates will begin path to nursing leadership.

New generation of Nightingale Nurses to be recognised for excellence

A new generation of Nightingale Nurses will be created at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS...

‘Make nurses agents for change’ says NHS England medical director

Nurses should become ‘agents for change’ in the NHS, according to the outgoing medical...

MPs launch inquiry into nursing shortage

The Commons health committee has launched an inquiry into pressures facing the nursing...

Commons pay cap debate

MPs back call for end to the public sector pay cap for NHS

New mother and baby units announced to support women with serious mental health...

Four new mother and baby units will open in England to support women with the most serious...

Nurses urged to look out for symptoms of sepsis

Thousands of nurses, care home staff and pharmacists are to be urged to look out for...

Suicide rates fall in England and Wales, but rise in Scotland

Suicide figures have fallen over the last year, but more than 5,600 people still lost their...

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