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U-turn over agency ban

NHS Improvement has agreed to pause plans to prevent nurses working for an agency if they...

Plan to speed up NMC Fitness to Practise process welcomed

New powers to give warnings and advice on the future conduct in Fitness to Practise (FtP)...

Nurse sacked after offering to pray with patients awaits tribunal decision

Christian nurse sacked by NHS after offering to pray with patients before surgery claims...

Fast-track nursing programme revealed

Nurse First aims to attract high-achieving graduates into nursing

NMC fee to remain at £120 for 2017-18, regulator confirms

The Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) annual registration fee will remain at £120 for...

Warning over unfilled shifts under new agency rules

Many shifts could remain unfilled after restrictions on NHS staff doing agency work are...

Half of UK patients with leukaemia do not have access to clinical nurse specialist

Leukaemia Care survey finds that only 49% of respondents have access to a clinical nurse...

Unions condemn 'derisory' pay rise

Nurses in England to receive 1% pay rise

Nurse pay rise in Wales capped at 1% for 2017-18

Nurses in Wales are set to get a 1% pay rise from April, as the NHS pay cap continues for a...

New project aims improve retention of nursing students and newly qualified nurses

City, University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are planning to work in partnership to...

NHS cannot afford to lose EU nurses, RCN says

Value of EU nurses reinforced by the RCN ahead of Article 50 trigger

1% pay cap to continue for Scottish nurses

Pay increase capped at 1% for 2017-18

Hospital staff 'more likely to be served fresh food than patients'...

NHS staff are more than twice as likely as patients to be served fresh food in hospitals,...

Help raise the profile of nursing by contributing to new project

A practice nurse has set up an online project to help highlight the work of nurses and...

NHS nurses angry about agency ban

From 1 April, many nurses will only be able to take on extra work as overtime or through...

Nurses praised for efforts after terror attack

Staff from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust ran towards Westminster Bridge to help...

Send selfies to help celebrate nursing, asks FoNS

Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is making a short 'Flipagram' film to celebrate World...

Dementia carers being sought for new study about their own stress or depression

A new study looking at whether an online therapy programme can help carers' reduce feelings...

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