Nurses wanting to return to practice will soon be able to do so by taking a test of competence instead of a course, after changes were given the green light.
Nursing regulation chiefs have been urged not to lose sight of their raison d’être amid rising noise over workforce shortages.
Candace Imison has been appointed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as its new director of strategy development, with a brief to come up with a five-year plan for the regulator.
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.
NHS trusts in England must do more to ensure they are properly learning from deaths that occur under their watch, the health watchdog has warned.
New guidance is being developed to help employers make the right decision about when to escalate concerns about nurses, in a bid to cut down on unnecessary referrals to the professional regulator.
A nurse has been struck off the register for multiple charges of misconduct in relation to her care of renowned scientist Professor Stephen Hawking.
The chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has defended the regulator’s decision to hold a misconduct hearing behind closed doors for the former nurse of late scientist Professor Stephen Hawking.
A Labour shadow health minister has raised concerns to Nursing Times that Brexit will lead to a rise in nurse registration fees.
A grandmother died needlessly after what should have been a routine hip replacement because of multiple errors from hospital staff including nurses, an investigation has found.