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More details needed on new registration process

Published: 27 August 2014

The NMC has announced a new regime for registering nurses who trained outside the EU. The new process will involve a computer-based exam and tests in simulated clinical scenarios, replacing the current minimum three months of supervised practice.

Welcoming our latest nursing students

Published: 26 August 2014

It's that time of year again, when more than 20,000 nursing students will start on the path towards becoming a registered nurse.

RCN praises bravery of Ebola nurse

Published: 26 August 2014

A British nurse has been flown back to the UK for treatment after contracting the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

New research on the importance of nurse staffing levels

Published: 20 August 2014

A major new study has found strong evidence linking nurse staffing levels to patient mortality rates.

Cracking the code: why we need to get it right

Published: 14 August 2014

We caught up with Howard Catton to hear about the RCN’s response to the NMC consultation on revising its code of practice for nurses and midwives.

Last chance to stand for your board

Published: 18 August 2014

Nominations close on 26 August 2014 for a number of vacancies on RCN regional and country boards. Put yourself forward today for the opportunity to really make a difference.

Mental health cuts threatening care

Published: 15 August 2014

Figures released by the Health Service Journal showing cuts to mental health beds and staff highlight a widening gulf between the services needed and what is available on the ground.

Nominations closing soon for Pride of Britain awards 2014

Published: 14 August 2014

Do you know someone with an inspirational nursing story that deserves national recognition?

NMC's draft code needs focus

Published: 12 August 2014

The RCN has told the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that its draft code of practice lacks focus and is calling for a more positive document which better supports the work of the nursing profession.

Fighting for fair pay and conditions - an update

Published: 11 August 2014

Dr Peter Carter talks about how the RCN is fighting for fair pay and conditions for all nursing staff.

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