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.
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A passionate student nurse who worked a 65-hour week just to make ends meet will tonight feature in a hard-hitting documentary.
A newly-qualified nursing associate has commended the support she received from registered nurses during her training.
Graduation ceremonies have been held around the country for members of the new nursing associate role, ahead of them officially joining the NHS workforce on 28 January.
A third of nurses in Scotland are unaware of the growing threat of a new superbug and think the best screening method will be “unacceptable” to patients, according to a survey by researchers.
Senior nurses are not considering a career in academia because they will get better pay working for the NHS, according to a leading nursing professor.
The workforce chapter of the NHS Long Term Plan was the “most difficult” to create and had to be rewritten five times before approval, health minister Stephen Hammond has said today.
Health leaders should endeavour to dispel “myths” about the nursing associate role before introducing it into their workplace, according to new guidance.
Continuing professional development should be each nurse’s responsibility but be “made possible and supported” by their employer, according to new guidance designed to drive forward training.
A nursing student from Stourbridge is following her life-long dream of becoming a nurse after shedding eight stone.
Specialist nurses at an NHS trust in the South of England are now performing a minor surgical procedure formerly led by senior doctors.
Fresh incentives will be offered to newly qualified nurses to encourage them to choose primary care as a “first destination role”.