Outstanding student nurses and their educators have been celebrated today at a glittering ceremony in London.
Nursing students at the University of Suffolk will be able to undertake practice placements at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust from September.
Newly qualified nurses need better support in their first job if workforce retention is to improve, according to interim findings from a major new study.
Find out if you, someone you know, or your university or trust is in the running to win a prize at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards.
The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed a number of major changes to nurse education being considered by the UK regulator, but has raised concerns about proposals on training for new mentorship roles and the removal of medicines management standards.
A mixed picture is emerging of the impact of the move from bursaries to loans for student nurses in England, with placements seen as a pivotal factor, according to an investigation by Nursing Times.
The forthcoming removal of student bursaries in England has prompted an increase in the number of applications from universities to run nursing and midwifery courses, the professional regulator has said.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has agreed to launch a consultation on new standards for nurse education, based on draft plans published last week.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on its proposal to not set any competency standards for nurses and midwives who will assess students on practice placements.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has launched its consultation on pre-registration training standards for nurses, urging members of the profession to take part and help “shape the future of education”.