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Resources for the nursing profession

George Osborne

NHS to get £4bn budget rise but student nurse bursaries set to goSubscription

24 November, 2015 By ,

Tomorrow’s comprehensive spending review will give NHS England a real terms increase to its budget of nearly £4bn in 2016-17, but is expected to see further cuts to public health and an end to free nurse education.

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More trusts missing own nurse staffing targetsSubscription

17 November, 2015 By

More than nine out of 10 hospitals in England are failing to meet their own targets for the numbers of nurses working on wards, analysis has revealed.


'How do we prepare our rising stars to deal with inflexibility?'

'How do we prepare our rising stars to deal with inflexibility?'Subscription

23 November, 2015

I was invited to speak to undergraduate nurses this week to promote postgraduate studies - an enjoyable task, as they were very keen.

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Alison Kent

A personal perspectiveSubscription

26 November, 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis nurse Alison Kent talks about what inspires her in nursing 

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'Receiving no bursary would not have put me off my nurse training'

'Replacing bursaries with loans would not have put me off my nurse training'Subscription

26 November, 2015

We hear from a mature student nurse who believes that losing the student nurse bursary is not going to reduce nurse recruitment

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Stuff I wish I’d known when I started working

Stuff I wish I’d known when I started workingSubscription

26 November, 2015

’This book is a concise, uplifting and quick read.’

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Educated for top-quality care

Educated for top-quality care

19 November, 2015

Nottingham University Hospitals is committed to an education strategy for its nursing staff that sees them gain advanced skills and clinical expertise

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Macmillan alumni

Join the Macmillan Alumni Video

19 November, 2015

The Macmillan Alumni now counts a broad mix of former Macmillan professionals among its members, including nurses, doctors, managers and information professionals.

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