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NMC to begin consultation on nursing associate fees

Regulator says nursing associates will be subject to the same processes as nurses and...

Overseas nurse recruitment

Nurses recruited on 'earn, learn and return' scheme

COPD survey: 60% of people with chronic respiratory conditions bemoan lack of available...

UK-wide survey of 500 people reveals one in five (21%) are unable to control symptom flare...

NMC register: nursing associates may pay same as nurses to be registered

Nursing and Midwifery Council proposal could see nursing associates pay £120 a year to...

NHS urges parents to ensure children have flu vaccination before Christmas break

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against flu in time for Christmas,...

Nurse burnout study

‘Patient-related burnout’ affects job performance, study finds

EXCLUSIVE: opinion divided over 12-hour shifts

Nursing Standard poll shows 50% of nurses favour longer shift patterns

NHS England: difficult debate needed on services despite extra funds in budget

NHS England says it needs to discuss ‘what it is possible to deliver for patients with the...

Budget pledges funds to cover nursing pay rise

Chancellor Philip Hammond committed £2.8 billion resource funding for the NHS in England

NMC places practice restrictions on nurse who presented a potential risk because of her...

A Romanian nurse whose English language skills meant she was unable to communicate...

Hospitals need to do more to prevent falls, audit finds

Simple safety measures to prevent frail and older patients from falling are receiving scant...

Cancer screening initiative to be rolled-out nationally

People could be offered cancer screening in shopping centre car parks in a bid to boost...

Cancer survey: People from BME backgrounds urged to share experiences of NHS services

NHS say patient response crucial to drive even more improvements and a better, more...

RCN course prepares nurses to fight antimicrobial resistance

The new course will respond to the needs of nurses working in infection prevention and...

Chancellor hints at lifting pay cap in budget

Public services staff 'under pressure' due to pay restraint

'Overdue' legislation to reduce number of assaults on staff will cover all...

A draft law which was seeking to make it a specific offence to assault emergency staff in...

NHS told to tighten up on use of ‘advanced’ in job titles

NHS organisations are being told to ensure that staff using job titles containing the word ‘...

Respiratory nurse named RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year

Cwm Taf University Health Board nurse recognised for early recognition and staff training...

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