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Fast-track nursing programme revealed

Nurse First aims to attract high-achieving graduates into nursing

NMC fee to remain at £120 for 2017-18, regulator confirms

The Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) annual registration fee will remain at £120 for...

Warning over unfilled shifts under new agency rules

Many shifts could remain unfilled after restrictions on NHS staff doing agency work are...

Campaigners remain sceptical about future of children's nursing specialism...

Doubts continue despite a statement of reassurance from the government.

Schools lack proper policies for pupils with medical conditions, charities warn

Thousands of children with long-term medical conditions are being put at risk every time...

Unions condemn 'derisory' pay rise

Nurses in England to receive 1% pay rise

Nurse pay rise in Wales capped at 1% for 2017-18

Nurses in Wales are set to get a 1% pay rise from April, as the NHS pay cap continues for a...

Government advised not to approve GBS screening in pregnant women

Government is advised not to approve screening for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) at 35-37...

Text message service helping school nurses reach one million young people

A school nurse-led text messaging service that offers confidential health advice to...

New project aims improve retention of nursing students and newly qualified nurses

City, University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are planning to work in partnership to...

NHS cannot afford to lose EU nurses, RCN says

Value of EU nurses reinforced by the RCN ahead of Article 50 trigger

1% pay cap to continue for Scottish nurses

Pay increase capped at 1% for 2017-18

Hospital staff 'more likely to be served fresh food than patients'...

NHS staff are more than twice as likely as patients to be served fresh food in hospitals,...

Help raise the profile of nursing by contributing to new project

A practice nurse has set up an online project to help highlight the work of nurses and...

NHS nurses angry about agency ban

From 1 April, many nurses will only be able to take on extra work as overtime or through...

Nurses praised for efforts after terror attack

Staff from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust ran towards Westminster Bridge to help...

RCN backs campaign for statutory funding of children’s palliative care services

The Rainbow Trust Children's Charity is seeking more funding from the government for its...

Send selfies to help celebrate nursing, asks FoNS

Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is making a short 'Flipagram' film to celebrate World...

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