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Warning over unfilled shifts under new agency rules

Many shifts could remain unfilled after restrictions on NHS staff doing agency work are...

Half of UK patients with leukaemia do not have access to clinical nurse specialist

Leukaemia Care survey finds that only 49% of respondents have access to a clinical nurse...

Article 50 trigger ‘a stab in the back’ for EU nurses, says campaigner

A European Union nurse has urged that guaranteeing the working rights of European nurses be...

Exclusive: New programmes announced for talented future nurse leaders

Two new dedicated programmes to equip talented nurses for leadership roles have been...

Schools lack proper policies for pupils with medical conditions, charities warn

Thousands of children with long-term medical conditions are being put at risk every time...

Unions condemn 'derisory' pay rise

Nurses in England to receive 1% pay rise

Wartime nursing stories to be preserved by RCN

The photos, diaries and scrapbooks of nine nurses from the first world war are to be...

Nurse pay rise in Wales capped at 1% for 2017-18

Nurses in Wales are set to get a 1% pay rise from April, as the NHS pay cap continues for a...

Text message service helping school nurses reach one million young people

A school nurse-led text messaging service that offers confidential health advice to...

New project aims improve retention of nursing students and newly qualified nurses

City, University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are planning to work in partnership to...

NHS cannot afford to lose EU nurses, RCN says

Value of EU nurses reinforced by the RCN ahead of Article 50 trigger

1% pay cap to continue for Scottish nurses

Pay increase capped at 1% for 2017-18

Help raise the profile of nursing by contributing to new project

A practice nurse has set up an online project to help highlight the work of nurses and...

NHS nurses angry about agency ban

From 1 April, many nurses will only be able to take on extra work as overtime or through...

Nurses praised for efforts after terror attack

Staff from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust ran towards Westminster Bridge to help...

Draft guidance out on safe district nursing caseloads

Draft guidance on safe caseloads in district nursing published by NHS Improvement.

Send selfies to help celebrate nursing, asks FoNS

Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is making a short 'Flipagram' film to celebrate World...

NHS whistle-blowers to get more protection under new proposals

Protections for NHS whistle-blowers are to be extended under new government plans.

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