A nurse-turned-MP will call on the government to reinstate bursaries for nursing students during a debate in parliament this week.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said the upcoming NHS 10-year plan will feature a boost for nurse training to tackle shortages.
A high-tech manikin of a five-year-old is helping student nurses at the University of South Wales learn to communicate with and examine young children.
Health and social care staff in Scotland are being empowered to better support people with autism during difficult moments throughout the rollercoaster of their lives.
An “academy” is to be created in England to improve and standardise routes into advanced clinical practice (ACP) for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
A leading academic and educator in learning disability nursing has renewed calls for student nurses to be paid a living wage while on placement to improve recruitment problems.
A record high number of nurse and midwife training places will be funded in Scotland next academic year.
Mothers and babies are at risk because of a lack of training for frontline maternity staff with less than 10% of trusts following official training guidance, according to a new report.
A nursing student has been honoured for her outstanding caring skills after turning to poetry to articulate the demands of the job.
The NHS nurse shortfall may hit 51,000 by the time the UK has officially left the European Union, health chiefs have warned.
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The Royal College of Nursing is calling for £1bn a year to be put back into nurse education in England to help students “struggling to make ends meet and arrest the catastrophic fall in nurse numbers”.
Fears have been raised about the future of district nursing, as student numbers decline.
A mother and daughter marked a major milestone today as they graduated together from the same university nursing course.
Nine nurses working across England were today honoured and awarded for their contribution to the health of black and ethnic minority (BME) communities.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has opened its first ever nurse education and training centre.
A new book has been launched that it is hoped will become a valuable resource for student nurses giving them unique insights into patient and carer experiences of care at home.
The historical under-representation of nurses and midwives in health research roles is at “tipping point” in the right direction, a leading professor has told Nursing Times.
A new guide has been launched to help nurses better support patients struggling with life-limiting side effects such as hearing loss and fatigue from treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
The University of Wolverhampton plans to double the number of placements for adult student nurses that it offers through links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Theresa May has been accused of failing to respond after she was challenged on the scrapping of nursing bursaries during a heated Prime Minister’s Questions today.
Senior nurses across the NHS have been invited to attend a first-of-its-kind training programme to learn about safe and effective workforce planning.
A group of experts is to develop a new career framework for stroke nurses, which aims to give nurses and employers a clear idea of the skills and competencies needed at different levels.
Two nursing lecturers from Finland have visited Aberdeen this week, in order to help foster closer links with academics from Robert Gordon University’s school of nursing and midwifery.
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Prospective student nurses should be warned about the challenges and demands of the job before choosing to pursue the career, according to a new report by Health Education England.
Adult nursing students at the University of Chester have begun training at a new state-of-the-art education facility in the heart of the Wirral.
A passionate nurse is celebrating after becoming what is believed to be the youngest lecturer in the country – just 15 months after graduating from the university herself.
The government has been forced to defend its decision to scrap bursaries for nursing students in England, after a petition calling for the grants to be reinstated attracted widespread support.
Two senior nurse academics at a London university have been awarded professorships.
Nursing students are being invited to take part in a first-of-its-kind academic essay competition about addiction.
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Nicola Sturgeon has today announced plans to increase bursaries for nursing and midwifery students in Scotland.
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition to reinstate bursaries for nursing students.
A retention scheme launched to support NHS providers that are struggling with above average nurse turnover rates will be extended to all trusts across England, Nursing Times has been told.
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The first trainee nurses to be based in Scarborough for 23 years have officially begun their degree, their university has revealed.
The University of Sunderland is launching a ground-breaking nursing degree apprenticeship scheme, which will see candidates study for up to five years while learning on the job.
A nurse from the world’s first fertility clinic, Bourn Hall in Cambridge, has been appointed to the executive board of national nursing organisation the Senior Infertility Nurses Group (SING).
The most senior nurse at the regulator NHS Improvement has vowed to fight for better training opportunities for qualified nurses to enhance their skills.
A £10m investment in online training for NHS staff in Wales was announced today to mark the official launch of a new national body designed to improve workforce planning and development.
New voluntary standards have been published for the education and practice of community children’s nurses.
A paediatric nurse has said young cancer patients are missing out on vital sexual health information due to embarrassment among care professionals.
The number of new nursing students starting courses in England has fallen by more than 500 for the new academic year, official figures show.
Three sisters are making history by beginning to study adult nursing in the same cohort at a university in East Anglia.
A nurse with a lifelong career in surgical care has been honoured by the UK’s oldest surgical royal college.
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The chief executive of the community nurse organisation the Queen’s Nursing Institute is to receive an honorary doctorate for her work on promoting the sector from Buckinghamshire New University.