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Nurses in Wales urged to get flu jab

Nurses in Wales are being encouraged to be protect themselves this winter with a flu jab.

England and Northern Ireland 'vulnerable' to workforce problems after Brexit...

London, the south east and Northern Ireland could all face huge workforce issues after...

Preceptorship framework launched for nurses in London

A new preceptorship framework for nurses working in London has been launched by the Capital...

Chief nursing officer’s BME strategic advisory group to set up regional networks

Regional advisory networks for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) issues are to be established...

New guidance for district nurse teams in Wales launched

Eight new guiding principles for establishing district nursing teams have been introduced in...

'I drove home from work sobbing today'

Staff shortages compromising patient care, RCN poll finds

Leading academic says there is 'a lot to do' to grow nurse research as a...

More work is needed to boost the field of nurse research, says the Council of Deans of...

Ballot to be called if pay cap remains in place, RCN warns

The RCN will move towards balloting members on industrial action if the 1% cap on NHS pay is...

Hundreds of nurses and midwives aged over 70, NMC reveals

More than 500 nurses and midwives aged over 70 are practising in the UK, the regulator has...

Public agree government should scrap the cap, survey shows

Around eight in ten members of the public support calls to remove the pay cap and give NHS...

Barriers to compassionate care

Report: nurses face major barriers in delivering dedicated and compassionate care

Draft proficiency standards for nursing associates to be published

The standards of proficiency that nursing associates may be expected to meet before they can...

Alternate English language tests to IELTS may soon be accepted by NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has moved a step closer to accepting alternative methods...

Measles has been eliminated in the UK, say global health leaders

The elimination of measles has been achieved in the UK, according to the World Health...

English language test score will not be lowered, insists NMC

English language standards for European nurses joining the register will not be lowered, the...

NHS leader warns health service faces ‘year-round crisis’

The NHS faces a year-round crisis as hospitals deal with ‘unsustainable and unsafe’ bed...

Mobile phone app allows children to manage their asthma

A ‘health passport’ mobile phone application has been developed to support children and...

Epilepsy charities call for women taking anti-seizure drug to be told of pregnancy risks

Health experts and epilepsy charities have repeated calls to Jeremy Hunt to ensure all women...

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