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EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

Brexit could take nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’

Brexit could take the nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’, a leading nurse academic has...

Board support critical to the success of executive nursing director role, says leading...

Executive directors of nursing need support from their boards to be successful in their...

Nursing degree apprenticeships criticised by leading academic

New degree apprenticeships hark back to exploitation of students, says nurse professor.

NMC opens new test centre for nurses trained overseas

A new test centre for non-EU and EEA trained nurses will be based at Oxford Brookes...

Front-line nurses must be agents of change, say nursing leaders

Conference speakers urge nurses to help lead change in public health.

'Missed opportunity' as chancellor makes no mention of NHS pay cap...

The RCN has accused the government of missing an opportunity to tackle the nursing workforce...

Donald Trump’s victory has strengthened the resolve of gender equality campaigners, UN...

The battle for gender equality has become ‘even more determined and stubborn’ in the wake of...

Nurses honoured at QNI annual awards

More than 100 nurses were made Queen’s Nurses, and four others named fellows at a ceremony...

Rapid treatment chair cuts chemotherapy waiting times

Nurse-led service at Wirral cancer centre frees up bays for patients requiring more complex...

Resource planned for nurses who want to work in defence settings

Resource for those starting out in defence nursing is being developed by the RCN and...

Hospital staff use theatrical technique to improve care

Emergency department nurses in London find a novel way to improve care.

Teenagers with cancer need access to fertility preservation services, urges nurse expert

Valerie Peddie has emphasised the lack of fertility knowledge among young people with cancer

Fathers key to tackling child health crisis, say senior nurses

Fathers are being left out of involvement in their children’s healthcare with potentially...

UK patients may need ID to access some NHS services

Health officials are examining whether patients should have to show proof of identity to...

Plans to axe up to 60 health visitors in Nottinghamshire will 'hit deprived...

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is making cuts from its health visitor...

Celebrate the fantastic job you do, chief nurse urges profession

Nurses need to get better at trumpeting their unique role in patient care, says England’s...

Nursing staff should take learning ‘across borders’, says RCN president

Nursing staff working across the world hold the solutions to many of the biggest challenges...

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