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News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

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.

5 August

RCN Council election candidates announced

Find out who is standing for election to the RCN's governing Council.

1 August

RCN and Caring Homes Group sign national learning agreement

The RCN will be working in partnership with one of the UK’s largest care home providers to promote and support lifelong learning.