Issue : June 2009
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Post registration education and practiceSubscription
This page introduces the post registration education and practice (PREP) requirements for nurses, midwives, and specialist community public health nurses, and describes where to get further information.
Pay for nurses and midwivesSubscription
Looking for more up-to-date information? Click here for: Agenda for Change: NHS pay bands in 2017/18
NHS Constitution toolkit launchedSubscription
The NHS Constitution was launched on 21 January 2009, marking a milestone in the history of the NHS.
Taking the first step towards social enterpriseSubscription
Social enterprise is one way nurses can use their talents to find innovative ways to improve the quality of care they provide.
Showcasing HCAI technologySubscription
The HCAI Technology Innovation Programme launched in January 2008, following the publication of Clean, safe care: reducing infection and saving lives, DH’s guidance on tackling healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) and improving cleanliness.
Nursing on the frontlineSubscription
Captain Judith Onions is Defence Nurse Advisor and Assistant Head of Nursing to the Surgeon Generalfor the Ministry of Defence. She talks about the highlights and challenges of a military nursing career.
Nursing opportunities Subscription
This page outlines some of the roles open to registered nurses.
Training to be a nurseSubscription
This page outlines the initial training involved in becoming a nurse.
Degrees in nursingSubscription
Pre registration nursing degree courses are available on a full and part time basis at a variety of higher education institutions (HEIs). This pages gives an overview of the options available.
Conservatives commit to more pay for nursesSubscription
Conservative Party shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has pledged to increase the next NHS pay settlement if elected to government.