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‘We must continue to actively recruit EU nurses’Subscription
Five years ago I decided to move to London from Italy and develop my career. Since then I have seen large numbers of nurses moving to the UK from many European Union (EU) countries including Italy, Spain, Portugal and Poland.
The government’s tin ear on nurse apprenticeship funding puts a golden recruitment opportunity at risk Subscription
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a registered nurse while earning a salary and getting practical experience at the same time – what more could you ask for?
Men enter nursing for a range of reasons and perhaps it’s unusual, but I decided on nursing at an early age.
The retention of registered nurses is a critical issue with the loss of nurses from the workforce is having a significant impact on healthcare.
James Cook University Australia, as like many other countries is facing a long-term labour shortage of nurses and this expected shortfall is expected to reach 85,000 by 2025.
Monday this week was the first day that nursing associates were able to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council register – around 1,800 are expected to qualify and come on board over the next few months.
This week has seen a new cadre of nursing staff enter the ranks of the NHS. That’s right, the first nursing associates have begun to take up their posts.
When we think of the word empathy, we often think of knowing how it feels to walk in the shoes of others.
Here we are in January once again, with a whole year stretching out before us. But what will it bring for nursing and healthcare?
I know many of you will spend Christmas staffing wards, working in the community or general practice, in mental health units, schools or even posted overseas.