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Reassurance is a must for EU nurses and carers ahead of Brexit

More needs to be done to reassure thousands of nurses and carers about their right to remain...

RCN Congress to discuss recruitment and retention

... And should nurses be allowed to carry water bottles

Nurses revealed to be leading producers of NHS waste

Nursing teams would benefit the most from NHS trusts employing dedicated specialist waste...

RCN criticises ‘short-sighted’ move to scrap bursary for postgraduate nursing students

College says the government ‘seems hell-bent on reducing the supply of talent into nursing’
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – deadline for entries extended to 23 February

RCNi Nurse Awards - entry deadline extended

Anger from nurses as NMC votes itself a raise

Council should reduce registration fees not increase its members’ allowances, say unions

Public Health England: compelling evidence on e-cigarette prescriptions for NHS patients

Public Health England has said hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and GPs could...

RCN wants your views in e-nurse consultation

Nurses asked to describe how they use technology in their practice, and how ditigal skills...

Nurses add their voice and support to protest over lack of NHS funding

Protesters took to the streets of London and other parts of the UK on Saturday 3 February to...

Fees to use NHS by temporary migrants to double

Charges paid by temporary migrants to use the NHS are to double, a move the government says...

RCN calls for urgent national campaign to boost student applicant numbers

Number of applicants for nursing student courses has fallen for a fourth year running

Infographic: How nursing degree applicant figures have fallen since the loss of the...

See our infographic demonstrating how the number of nursing degree applicants has fallen...

Hundreds of nurses march in rally to protect the NHS

RCN president Cecilia Akrisie Anim calls for urgent action to address the staffing crisis.

Apply now for the Mary Seacole awards to improve health of people from black and...

The awards support ‘outstanding work to improve leadership skills and health outcomes’

Nursing and Midwifery Council expresses unease at voting for chair and members’ pay rise

A pay rise for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) chair Dame Janet Finch and members...

Staff shortages are preventing nurses from taking breaks

Nursing Standard readers have responded to the Commons health committee report on the...

Nurse education overhaul moves a step closer

Plans to replace nursing student mentors wins support

New survey asks if nurses have enough time for dying patients

Two in three nurses responding to a survey last year felt they had too little time to...

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