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RCN guidance aims to help nurses protect domestic abuse survivors' ability to vote...

Guidance explains how to attest to an individual's right to electoral roll anonymity

Public ‘want EU nurse recruitment to continue post-Brexit’

Regardless of how they voted in referendum, most people want EU nurses to stay, poll shows

NHS pay deal: RCN general secretary issues extraordinary personal apology

NHS pay deal amounts to less than nurses were promised, says RCN

Number of overseas nurses registering in the UK is going up

NMC credits registration reforms for recent boost to the UK workforce

Human papillomavirus vaccine to be offered to boys in England

HPV vaccine programme for adolescent boys aims to cut incidence of related cancers

NMC appoints interim chief executive

Former head of St John Ambulance Sue Killen takes over from Jackie Smith

Government launches consultation on physical and mental health education

RCN welcomes proposals, but warns about lack of school nurses to help students with...

NHS trusts set to trial settlement process for European nurses

Digital applications mean EU workers in UK could be granted settled status

New York nurses receive $20.8 million settlement for gender discrimination

City of New York concedes that nurses can retire early due to ‘physically demanding’ role

HPV vaccination programme to be extended to boys in Scotland and Wales

Adolescent boys will have vaccine to offer protection from HPV-related disease and cancers

MP voices concern for CPD cuts in bid to improve staff retention

Department of health and social care to look at recommendations addressing CPD cuts

Call for nurses to ‘do 10,000 of anything’ to help colleagues in need

#10kForNurses campaign supports staff experiencing hardship

‘Measles outbreaks make MMR vaccination vital before visiting Europe’

RCN warns that young adults who missed the vaccine in the 1990s could be at risk

Two nurses sentenced for defrauding NHS

Two nurses have been sentenced after admitting defrauding the NHS in separate incidents

Rules eased on overseas nurses retaking exam

Overseas nurses will only have to retake the part of a competency exam they fail

Pay rise for staff on Agenda for Change contracts outside NHS

NHS pay deal to be extended to nurses employed by arm’s-length providers

Brexit white paper vague on immigration restrictions EU nurses may face, says RCN

Paper says future plan ‘would end free movement, taking back control of the UK’s borders’

Home care provider’s ‘soft signs’ system ‘significantly reduces’ hospital admissions

Care workers use 'soft signs' list to spot deterioration and alert nurses

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