The Royal College of Nursing is devising a short film to promote learning disability nursing as an exciting career option to young people as part of efforts to address a chronic shortage.
The government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disabilities and autism training for all nurses in England.
Midwives will play a greater role in promoting healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing, under new draft guidelines proposed by the profession’s regulator.
Plans are in the pipeline for new foundation training for community nurses, as part of efforts to raise awareness of the role and boost recruitment and retention, Nursing Times has learnt.
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Nursing students and mentors are set to benefit from a new innovative app designed to support them during clinical placements.
Applications to study nursing in England have increased slightly from last year but are still down 30% since student bursaries were scrapped, latest figures reveal.
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The new 10-year plan for the health service in England was published on 7 January, after being delayed since the end of last year. The 136-page blueprint sets out how a £20.5bn annual budget increase will be spent.
A group of nurses who trained together at a “strict” nursing school in Leeds have reunited to mark 55 years since they first met.
Education chiefs have questioned claims in the NHS Long Term Plan that “well-qualified” student nurse applicants are being rejected a place on a course because some universities are setting the bar too high.
Providing tailored support for nurses interested in working in the community is one way to halt the worrying decline in district nurse numbers, according to the chief executive of Health Education England.