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NHS Improvement clarifies advice on tax for agency and bank staff

NHS Improvement has reined back on a blanket approach to enforcing new tax rules for bank,...

Poor Brexit deal could upset our NHS plans, says Hunt

Conservative plans to train more nurses and doctors and put extra cash into the NHS depend...

New WHO director-general makes major commitment to nursing

The new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has affirmed his support for...

NHS depends on EU nurses - Nuffield Trust report

The NHS depends on nurses from the European Union (EU) to prevent the serious problem of...

Nurses must take evidence on safe staffing to the highest levels

Pioneering researcher says it is time for nurses and governments to act.

Global campaign to boost profile of nursing announced

A new global campaign to raise the profile of nursing across every continent has been...

New teams chosen for end of life care project

A project to improve the care of people at the end of life by emphasising patient experience...

Welsh CNO ‘proud’ of awards endorsement for her profession

Wales’ chief nursing officer has spoken of her pride at the ‘ringing endorsement’ of health...

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.

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