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Patients at risk unless pay offer is extended beyond NHS

Patients could be harmed if the pay offer is not extended beyond the NHS into primary and...

RCN safe staffing report shows nurses at breaking point and patients in danger

Survey of 30,000 nurses underlines risks of staffing shortfall, as RCN calls for UK-wide...

Scrap NHS surcharge for overseas nurses, RCN tells government

Plight of Kenyan nurse’s young family highlights ‘shameful’ policy

International Nurses’ Day is a chance to celebrate the incredible work nurses do

Diversity and skills of nursing roles at the heart of this year’s celebration of the...

Home Office halts use of NHS patient records to track down illegal immigrants

Nursing leaders support the ‘very welcome U-turn’

Move to save postgraduate bursary fails, but some students will be offered grants

One-off payments of £10,000 promised for students in less popular disciplines

Commons to debate future of bursary for postgraduate nursing students tonight

This evening Labour will put forward a motion to annul the scrapping of the postgraduate...

Nurse staffing league table – why UK’s ranking is a ‘national embarrassment’

Study of 21 nations’ healthcare resources points to shortage of nurses in the UK

Poor care, abuse blamed for deaths of 13 with learning disabilities

Thirteen people with learning disabilities died due to substandard care, neglect or abuse...

RCN Jersey votes to accept 2.5% pay increase for 2017

Branch will campaign on disparity of nurses' and other healthcare professionals'...

Nursing and Midwifery Council on course to become nursing associate regulator

Extension of NMC’s remit to include nursing associates now requires change in the law

Multi-million pound training pledge to community nurses in Scotland

Scottish Government announces development programme for community nurses

Assaults on Emergency Workers Bill moves one step closer to becoming law

Bill to impose harsher penalties for assaults and sexual violence against nurses progresses...

Nurses' dirty and unsafe working conditions are disrupting patient care – Labour...

'Extent of pest infestations and crumbling NHS buildings are legacy of underinvestment'

Children and young people missing out on vital care due to lack of community nurses

Audit reveals shortage of community children's nurses in acute general children’s services...

MPs urge health service ombudsman to speed up investigations

Long-drawn-out ombudsman inquiries add to families’ trauma, MPs say

Nursing home recruitment offer of a holiday and car proves popular

‘Golden hello’ at Scarborough nursing home appears to be paying off

EU nurses’ uncertainty post-Brexit is driving many out of UK, says RCN

Figures from Nursing and Midwifery Council show 29% rise in number of EU nurses leaving...

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