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NMC appoints Andrea Sutcliffe as new chief executive

CQC’s chief inspector of adult social care named as Jackie Smith’s successor

RCN council members resign in the wake of no-confidence vote

RCN council elections expected shortly, with new line-up to be in place by January 2019

Nurses say they are working harder than ever, survey shows

More than 70% of nurses say they are ‘exhausted’ when they come home from work

Members pass vote of no confidence in RCN council

Motion calls for council to stand down over handling of England pay deal

Decision day for RCN members as ruling council faces potential no-confidence vote

Review criticises college’s governance as members prepare for confidence vote at RCN EGM

EGM: RCN members’ views ahead of the vote

Nursing Standard speaks to members attending the meeting in Birmingham

NHS Digital data shows significant pay disparity between BME and white nurses in England

RCN says work must be done ‘to ensure our NHS workforce is truly representative’
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Paediatric Nursing Associations of Europe publishes booklet of congress abstracts

Booklet features abstracts from 2018 PNAE congress in Athens

Newly qualified non-EU nurses now eligible to apply to the UK register

NMC drops restriction on UK registration for overseas nurses qualified for less than a year

Nursing unions reject Jersey pay offer – and threaten industrial action

Major sticking point is lack of pay parity with allied health professional colleagues

Community children’s nurses feel ‘invisible’ to commissioners

QNI report says despite rising demand, nurses feel their specialism is not understood

NMC consults on removing ‘unnecessary barriers’ for nurses returning to practice

Nursing and midwifery regulator plans more flexible ways to re-join register

New chief nurse will ‘bridge the gap’ between NHS England and NHS Improvement

Jane Cummings’ successor will be a joint appointment and lead a single team

Public health cuts are ‘short-sighted’, health visiting is ‘under attack’

Squeeze on public health budgets could store up future health inequalities

‘Wales needs a national recruitment plan to support our new staffing law’

Nurse staffing lead wants to see an end to competition between employers

RCN demands bursary rethink as student numbers drop again

The number of students starting nursing courses in the UK is down for the second year

Childhood vaccination uptake continues ‘worrying’ downward trend

MMR coverage dropped for fourth consecutive year, figures show

NHS pay in Wales: health unions back three-year deal

Nurses will reach the top of their pay bands more quickly

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