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Exclusive: Return to practice courses to be free in bid to tempt former nurses

23-Sep-2014

Health Education England will pay for courses to encourage former nurses to return to the profession, Nursing Times can reveal ahead of a campaign to help address national staff shortages.

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NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year

1-Oct-2014

The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.

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Nursing unions describe fee increase as ‘disappointing’

1-Oct-2014

Unions have today criticised the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to increase the annual registration fees for nurses and midwives from £100 to £120.

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Exclusive: Liverpool Care Pathway 'still in use' despite abolition

1-Oct-2014

Clinicians are continuing to use the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway for end of life, despite a major review concluding it should be scrapped last year, Nursing Times has been told.

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NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year

1-Oct-2014

The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.

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NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year

1-Oct-2014

The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.

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Further evidence exercise 'helps combat depression'

Further evidence exercise 'helps combat depression'

26-Sep-2014

Physical activity combats depression by purging the body of a harmful substance that accumulates during stress, research suggests.

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New guidance on reporting adverse drug reactions in children

1-Oct-2014

New, simplified guidance for healthcare professionals reporting suspected adverse drug reactions in children via the Yellow Card Scheme has been launched.

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'We have a new approach to tackle lack of choice in end-of-life care'

1-Oct-2014

Why are so many people dying in hospitals who have no clinical need, or indeed wish to be there?

Labour

The big question: what do you think of Labour’s pledge to fund 20,000 more NHS nurses?

25-Sep-2014

Ed Miliband has pledged that Labour will deliver 36,000 extra staff for the NHS including 20,000 extra nurses if it wins next year’s general election.

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Keeping your nursing practice up to date should not be underrated

Keeping your nursing practice updated

25-Sep-2014

Staying up-to-date can be challenging, but there are ways nurses can meet their CPD requirements without breaking the bank

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