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Royal College of Nursing

Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies

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We're calling for safe and effective care to be enshrined in law in each UK country. 


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15 August

Nursing student numbers are still falling short

Figures released today reveal the number of students accepted onto undergraduate nursing degree courses in England is nowhere near enough to meet present and future health care demands.

7 August

RCN calls for clarity on how proposed NHS pension changes will affect nursing staff

It has been confirmed that NHS pension changes will apply to senior clinicians, including nurses, but full pension flexibility is needed to help nursing staff throughout the health service.

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England is far behind in recruiting the number of new nurses required for the increasing needs of patients.

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Page last updated - 16/08/2019