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A Labour shadow health minister has raised concerns to Nursing Times that Brexit will lead to a rise in nurse registration fees.
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Controversial plans to double the fee overseas nurses must pay to use the NHS have crossed the final hurdle in parliament despite strong opposition.
New health minister Stephen Hammond has pledged to consider proposals to reintroduce bursaries or a new system of grants for student nurses, after hearing about the struggles faced by those currently studying.
The future of student nurse funding will be the topic of discussion at Westminster today as campaigners demand the government reverses “disastrous” cuts to nursing education budgets.
A nurse-turned-MP will call on the government to reinstate bursaries for nursing students during a debate in parliament this week.
Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has rejected pleas for oversea nurses to be exempted from extra charges to use the NHS, insisting it is “only right” they pay.
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.
The shadow health and social care secretary has today hit out at what he described as “savage” cuts to health visitor and school nurse numbers in England.
Every hospital in England would have dedicated nurses in place to support people struggling with alcohol misuse if Labour were in power, the party has announced.