Issue : 11 September 2012
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Win a copy of The Nightingale Girls Subscription
Registered users of nursingtimes.net can win a copy of The Nightingale Girls
Returning to practice: registering with the NMCSubscription
To practise as a nurse in the UK, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
ARNS Bursaries: how do I get one?Subscription
The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) now provides two bursary opportunities that are open to both members and non-members of ARNS.
'Dr Dan' handed government nursing briefSubscription
Responsibility for nursing policy at the Department of Health has been given to a hospital doctor, following the government’s ministerial reshuffle.
Nurses trained to spot human traffickingSubscription
Doctors and nurses are being given advice on how to spot the victims of human trafficking.
Fall in public satisfaction with the NHSSubscription
Satisfaction with the NHS has fallen and the proportion of people who want to see more public spending has increased for the first time in nearly a decade, a study revealed today.
A newly-promoted health minister has admitted the government “screwed up” its handling of its controversial NHS reforms.
Pension changes reach parliamentSubscription
The government has unveiled its public sector pension’s bill in Parliament, claiming it would save £65bn savings over the next 50 years.
Down's sufferer takes action over DNRSubscription
A man with Down’s Syndrome is taking legal action against a trust after a do not resuscitate (DNR) order was put on his file without the knowledge of his next of kin.
High demand for healthcare workersSubscription
Healthcare workers were the most sought after type of employee last month as recruitment agencies saw a rise in the placement of temporary workers - the first increase in nine months.