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Overseas nurse recruitment 'jumps nearly 50% in a year'

The number of overseas nurses and midwives registering to work in the UK has grown by nearly 50% in the past year, latest figures have revealed.

NMC calls on nurses to 'put honesty at the heart of healthcare'

A group of regulators, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council, have called on every healthcare professional to tell patients when something has gone wrong with treatment or care.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

NMC reveals first pilot sites for nurse revalidation

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced the first organisations that will help it test out the new system of checks on fitness to practice that are set to be introduced under revalidation.

Channel Islands

Guernsey health leaders resign over midwifery concerns

The entire board of the Channel Island’s health department have resigned following the death of a baby that called into question the quality of midwife supervision on Guernsey.

NMC pledges to monitor impact of fee rise on size of nursing workforce

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has said it will monitor the impact of its decision to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120, which unions have warned could persuade tens of thousands of staff to leave the profession.

NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year

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

Many nurses and midwives missing out on tax relief

The nursing regulator has highlighted that most registered staff are still failing to claim back the tax relief they are due on the annual fee.

NMC has made 'substantial improvements', says report

The nursing regulator has made “substantial improvements” two years on from a damning review that concluded the organisation had lost its way, says a new report.

'I've got the hump with the NMC'

'I've got the hump with the NMC'

‘I’ve got the hump with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’

Nursing unions describe fee increase as ‘disappointing’

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.

NMC poised to decide on unpopular fee rise plans this week

The nursing regulator is strongly expected to rubber-stamp plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting this week.

Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

There is a “real and continuing problem” over the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns about patient care, according to a report submitted to a national inquiry into whistleblowing.

Midwife

MPs back change in law on midwifery supervision

Statutory supervision for midwives, which has been in place for more than 100 years, is no longer necessary, an influential committee of MPs has claimed.

World

NMC defends robustness of new tests for overseas nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has defended a new system for the registration of overseas nurses, following claims it could put patients at risk.

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