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Fitness to Practise process to change, proposals from NMC suggest

The Fitness to Practise process could be about to change, as new proposals from nursing...

RCN welcomes clarification on new nursing assistant role in Northern Ireland

The RCN has welcomed clarification on the responsibilities of the newly renamed nursing...

Loan overpayment error leaves students struggling to pay rent

RCN general secretary urges Student Loans Company not to recover overpayments

CQC care homes report: Alzheimer's Society describes rise of poor quality...

Independent Age report shows huge variations in the quality of care homes across the country...

Nurse 'devotion' celebrated at royal reception

The Prince of Wales praised the endless care of nurses at Buckingham Palace reception

Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

The famous physicist was a staunch NHS supporter

Around 43% of NHS staff in England use instant messaging despite possibility of...

The RCN has warned nurses risk losing their registration by sharing sensitive data on...

Labour challenges nurse pay 'deal' terms

Chancellor urged to drop nurse annual leave 'offer'

RCN publishes new guidelines for staff breaks

NHS managers are reminded of their responsibilities to ensure nursing staff can take breaks...

Nurses now able to help domestic abuse survivors register to vote anonymously

Changes to legislation mean nurses and midwives can provide supporting statements for people...

Leading safe staffing expert 'troubled' by lack of workforce investment...

Speaking at the Chief Nursing Officer summit, nurse researcher Linda Aiken criticised lack...

Wales leads the way in safe staffing bill implementation, conference told

Wales is making good progress towards fully implementing safe staffing legislation, a...

Government invests in technology to meet demands of an ageing UK population

With ten million Britons currently alive expected to reach the age of 100, more than £300...

Nurses rumoured to be offered 6.5% pay rise

But staff must give up a day's holiday, reports say

Exclusive: Nurses working alone are victims of hundreds of assaults, investigation shows

Hundreds of nurses who work alone in the community have been victims of violence, with...

Nurses should know their shifts a year in advance, Hunt tells directors of nursing

Technology should be used to enable nurses to know their shift pattern a year in advance,...

NHS bed stocks reaching 'unsustainably' low levels as norovirus infections...

Almost 75,000 NHS beds in England have been closed due to norovirus over the course of the...

Universities must make use of government funding to boost nursing numbers, says CNO for...

England's chief nursing officer has called on universities to expand the number of nursing...

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