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Latest UCAS figures reveal implications of bursary removal in nursing applications

The number of mature students accepted onto nursing degree courses has heavily declined with...
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Patients’ chance to nominate their hero for an RCNi Nurse Award

Nominations are now open for one of nursing’s most prestigious accolades, in which patients...

HEE chief looks to rebalance funds to ensure nurses' continuing professional...

More funding for nurses' continuing professional development will be found, according to the...

Nursing tops poll of most trusted profession for second year running

Nursing remains the most trusted profession in Britain for a second consecutive year, the...

RCN general secretary Janet Davies slams government for nursing pay insult

Government suggestions that any pay rise for nurses must be linked to improved productivity...

NMC sees rise in interest after change to language tests

The Nursing and Midwifery Council says more than 4,000 nurses and midwives have expressed...

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...

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