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.
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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There are 2,600 unfilled nursing posts in Northern Ireland and the real value of nurses' pay has fallen 15% over the last eight years.
The RCN has written to Boris Johnson asking him to put a stop to unsafe staffing levels.
An RCN strategy document reiterates the need for the Welsh government to develop effective workforce planning to ensure NHS Wales has enough nurses to provide safe care.
MPs back RCN calls for Health Secretary to have legal accountability for nurse workforce planning and supply in parliamentary debate.
Nursing staff met with MPs to demand an end to the nurse staffing crisis in England.
UCAS figures show student nursing applications in England are much lower than three years ago, with funding reforms failing to deliver.