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‘Make nurses agents for change’ says NHS England medical director

Nurses should become ‘agents for change’ in the NHS, according to the outgoing medical...

MPs launch inquiry into nursing shortage

The Commons health committee has launched an inquiry into pressures facing the nursing...

Commons pay cap debate

MPs back call for end to the public sector pay cap for NHS

Nurses urged to look out for symptoms of sepsis

Thousands of nurses, care home staff and pharmacists are to be urged to look out for...

NHS criticised for use of ‘20th century’ pagers

More than one in 10 of the world's pagers is being used in the NHS, according to estimates.

Scrap the cap: nurse pay set for another Parliament vote

The 1% pay cap is set to be lifted for police and prison officers, prompting speculation...

Fears over increase in shortage of nurses following Brexit vote

Britain's shortage of nurses and midwives could increase by 20,000 by 2020 if trends...

Government drops plans to sell off NHS staffing agency

Plans to sell off a major NHS staffing agency have been abandoned by the government.

Calls for protection of the nurse title

Unregistered support staff working under specialist nurse job titles, study reveals

Patients with cancer face inadequate care due to NHS pressures, Macmillan survey shows

A Macmillan and nfpSynergy survey showed that 52% of nurses and GPs have concerns about...

Thousands of nurses gather for pay rally

RCN rally calls for end to 1% pay cap

Scrap the Cap

2,000 nurses expected at Parliament Square rally calling for pay cap to be removed

Pay cap to be lifted in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon confirms

The Scottish First Minister has committed to lifting the 1% public sector pay cap in...

RCN calls on nurses to become ‘delirium champions’ in bid to improve care

The RCN has launched a project to help NHS staff spot the signs of delirium among patients.

Former MP Ann Widdecombe dresses up as Florence Nightingale for cancer charity

She joins other celebrities who have dressed up as their rebel heroes.

Pay cap: could it be lifted?

Speculation mounts over Prime Minister scrapping the 1% cap

NHS Providers: Health service needs emergency cash to avoid winter crisis

The NHS is facing its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive an immediate...

Stop paying nurses a pittance, says nurse classmate of Theresa May

A nurse who was at school with prime minster Theresa May has warned the government must stop...

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