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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...

Celebrate the fantastic job you do, chief nurse urges profession

Nurses need to get better at trumpeting their unique role in patient care, says England’s...

Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this...

Children's hospices and palliative care charities struggling amid 'funding...

A report from Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK reveals huge reductions in local...

New executive director for Council of Deans of Health

The Council of Deans of Health has announced the appointment of a new executive director.

Contribution of Caribbean and African nurses celebrated in new documentary

New BBC4 documentary tells the story of the thousands of women from the Caribbean and Africa...

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and...

Trust chief executive reveals racism towards staff following Brexit result

Dame Julie Moore described the situation at her NHS trust post-Brexit to a House of Lords...

RCN re-elects Cecilia Anim as president for second term

Ms Anim will remain in post for the next two years following a membership vote.

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