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Mentors could be replaced as part of ‘radical’ education overhaul

Nursing and Midwifery Council proposes use of supervisors and assessors.

Have your say in safe staffing survey

More than 20,000 people have so far taken part in a survey which aims to show the reality of...

NMC chief responds to concerns over language test review

Chief executive Jackie Smith says language requirements for international nurses may not...

Nurse dementia expert says she wants a tracking device under her skin

A leading dementia expert nurse has revealed she has asked her family to put a tracking...

Majority of district nurses ‘work in teams with unfilled posts’

RCN forum survey finds 70% of its members work in community teams that have vacancies, and...

Well-being advice issued for those affected by Manchester terror attack

Mental health advice and support for people affected by the Manchester terrorist attack has...

SNP candidate apologises to nurse who spoke about ‘demoralising’ NHS

Nurse Claire Austin told SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to ‘come in to A&E and see what we’...

RCN launches advanced nurse credentialing after successful pilot

New programme will boost careers of advanced practice nurses.

Frances Hughes: Door is open for RCN to re-join International Council of Nurses

Chief executive of the International Council of Nurses says ‘the door is very much open’ for...

NHS staff group goes viral with 'anyone but the Conservatives' video...

Online film viewed more than four million times.

Anger at 'cringeworthy' proposed ads for nurse recruitment campaign...

Nurses have expressed outrage at ‘outdated stereotypes' used in proposed adverts for a...

Emergency staff praised in aftermath of Manchester attack

Emergency services have been working through the night in Manchester to assist in the...

Nurse ‘used Google Translate to get by on shift’ in Welsh nursing home

A nurse with ‘little understanding’ of English relied on Google Translate while working at a...

NMC to ‘take stock’ of language tests for overseas nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to review tests to determine the language skills of...

Ways of integrating care highlighted

Ways of integrating health and social care for the benefit of dementia patients were...

Recruitment and morale at risk over pay restraint, NHS Confederation warns

The NHS is in danger of facing a recruitment and morale crisis if the government does not...

Legacy of Florence Nightingale marked in Westminster Abbey service

The life and legacy of Florence Nightingale has been celebrated in a special service at...

Congress votes to get tough on missed breaks

Employers who fail to ensure staff take required shift breaks will be challenged by the RCN...

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