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Non-EU worker fee risks adding to staffing crisis, warns RCN

College says the government must exempt healthcare workers from new immigration charge.

'Patients should have access to GP waiting times for routine conditions'...

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said patients will be able to look up GP waiting...

New school of nursing and midwifery in Oxford

Collaboration between local organisations will see students learning in university and trust...

RCN 'worried' by trust's plan to change vacant nurse posts to nursing...

The move by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has attracted criticism.

Life-threatening sepsis must be treated within the hour, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is urging hospital staff to treat...

Suspended sentence for nurse-turned trust chief executive

A former NHS chief executive with a background in nursing has been given a suspended prison...

NHS 111 callers to have more access to clinicians

Service alteration aims to ease pressures on wider health service.

Former NHS trust chief executive awaits sentence after admitting fraud

A former NHS chief executive with a background in nursing is due to be sentenced today (10...

Wait for admission to emergency departments at record high

NHS England figures reveal 1,000 people waited over 12 hours to be admitted to emergency...

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at...

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely...

Workforce development plan to boost profile of practice nursing

Health Education England document sets out a workforce strategy for general practice nursing.

Three in four people support pay boost for nurses, survey shows

A poll for the GMB union shows the majority of Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat...

Spring budget: reaction

Nurses have labelled the spring budget as a 'missed opportunity', with the NHS failing to...

Nurses respond to guidance on addressing patients' spiritual needs...

Discussions about spiritual needs of dying patients 'rarely, if ever, happen', say two...

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Nurse helps Prince Charles make friends with therapy dog

The Prince of Wales was told about the benefits of a therapy dog called Little Dorrit on a...

Three UK universities in world top ten for nursing

King's College London has been named the third best university in the world for nursing,...

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