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Jeremy Hunt unveils details of nursing degree apprenticeships – and calls for...

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has unveiled plans for the new nursing degree apprenticeships.

Nurses reminded of dangers of cold weather

PHE warns of risk to vulnerable

Nurses should not routinely use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN...

Nurses should not use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance.

Four out of five diabetes specialist nurses say workload is affecting patient safety

Diabetes specialist nurses teams are reaching ‘breaking point’, according to charity...

‘Northern Ireland education model could be copied by the rest of the UK’

Northern Ireland’s unique approach to in-service learning and CPD could work in other parts...

Majority of hospice care is community-based

Research by the charity Hospice UK reveals that less than a fifth of hospice care for adults...

Trust creates ‘one-stop shop’ to interview and recruit nurses on the same day

An NHS Trust offers nurses jobs immediately after successful interviews, in a bid to boost...

Wales cancer plan calls for wider access to palliative care training

A plan for cancer services in Wales calls for palliative care training for nurses and...

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

Brexit could take nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’

Brexit could take the nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’, a leading nurse academic has...

Board support critical to the success of executive nursing director role, says leading...

Executive directors of nursing need support from their boards to be successful in their...

Nursing degree apprenticeships criticised by leading academic

New degree apprenticeships hark back to exploitation of students, says nurse professor.

NMC opens new test centre for nurses trained overseas

A new test centre for non-EU and EEA trained nurses will be based at Oxford Brookes...

'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

Donald Trump’s victory has strengthened the resolve of gender equality campaigners, UN...

The battle for gender equality has become ‘even more determined and stubborn’ in the wake of...

Fathers key to tackling child health crisis, say senior nurses

Fathers are being left out of involvement in their children’s healthcare with potentially...

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Plans to axe up to 60 health visitors in Nottinghamshire will 'hit deprived...

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is making cuts from its health visitor...

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