The Royal College of Nursing has launched a new tool designed to help its members to lobby for the introduction of legal changes that would require safe staffing levels in England.
The skills of specialist tuberculosis nurses must not be cast aside as headway is made on eradicating the disease in England, a leader in the field has warned.
More than half of midwifery chiefs believe their services are too stretched to support the rise in student midwives promised by the government, a new survey has revealed.
The cost of the tests overseas nurses and midwives must take to work in the UK are being reduced by more than 20%, the professional regulator has revealed.
Scrapping tuition fees for postgraduate nursing courses and giving all student nurses annual grants to cover living costs are among a set of urgent measures put forward by health experts today to prevent a workforce crisis.
Nursing lecturers in Scotland have embarked on a new campaign to get more men to consider a career as a nurse.
A new master’s degree programme is being launched in London to help develop and expand the role of nurses in specialist eye care.
Nurses do not want to compromise the flexibility afforded to them by working 12-hour shifts despite burnout becoming a “growing concern”, a US researcher has warned.
A highly experienced former nurse has been appointed to help to lead a new partnership aiming to break down barriers between health and social care services in mid Nottinghamshire.
Thousands of people have been rejected from nursing associate courses because they did not have the basic maths or English skills required, according to the chief executive of Health Education England.
The chief nursing officer for England has pledged her “firm commitment” to stamping out race inequalities in the profession.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said the public perception of nurses needs to change in order to acknowledge how “highly skilled, highly technical and knowledge-based” the nursing profession is.
The chief nursing officer for England is planning to introduce two new badges designed to reward excellence by nursing staff and teams.
General practice nurses feel threatened by the introduction of pharmacists into their workforce because of the overlap between their roles, a study has found.
Men working in senior positions across the health service must act as allies in the fight for a more gender-balanced workforce particularly at the top level, according to a new report.
Nursing shortages in England are “unlikely to improve” without seriously ramping up efforts to recruit more students and stop those already in the workforce from leaving.
There was a small drop in the number of registered nurse vacancies in the NHS in England at the end of last year, according to latest workforce figures.
Workforce shortages are driving down public opinion of the NHS, a new survey reveals today.
Home secretary Sajid Javid has extended a minimum salary exemption for overseas nurses wanting to work in the UK, following warnings from nursing union leaders.
New maternity workforce transformation plan revealed Subscription
Students studying adult and children’s nursing should all be given the option to complete a module in neonatal care, according to education chiefs as part of newly revealed plans to transform the maternity workforce in England.