Figures released today show an increase in candidates accepted onto nursing degree courses, but more financial support is needed for student nurses says the RCN.
RCN welcomes extra funding to increase apprenticeships to 2,000 per year but says more needs to be done to achieve the 50,000 new nursing staff promised by the Prime Minister.
Our report highlights the urgent need for investment in nursing higher education in England.
Four nurses from across the region have been recognised in the annual awards.
RCN responds to latest UCAS data on applications to nursing courses.
The RCN reiterates call for the government to review funding arrangements for all nursing students in England.
The regulator will not establish a specific student part of the temporary register.
We’ll be working with and on behalf of our student members to make sure their best interests are served at this time.
Nursing students and nurses who have recently left the NMC register will be asked to assist with the emergency situation.
The North West recently played host to the RCN Students Committee’s annual public debate.