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Daily Star
Foreign nurses to get EASIER language exams to fix nursing crisisforeign nurses will be able to take the less academic exam, which is expected t
Daily Star / Posted 5 hours ago
foreign nurses will be able to take the less academic exam, which is expected to be easier to pass, from next month. The Nursing and Midwifery Council hopes the move will boost the number of nurses working in Britain. But boss Jackie Smith has... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nurse language tests overhauled after complaints they too difficultto be overhauled, with “less academic” versions introduced, following complaint
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to be overhauled, with “less academic” versions introduced, following complaints that current exams are too difficult. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will today announce that all nurses who come to Britain from countries where English is... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospitals in Cumbria keep EU doctors and nurses despite Brexitconducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
conducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent were considering leaving because of Brexit. - In July, the Nursing and Midwifery Council released data showing numbers on its overall register we... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Doctors and nurses from Europe opt to stay in Cumbria - despite Brexitconducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
conducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent were considering leaving because of Brexit. - In July, the Nursing and Midwifery Council released data showing numbers on its overall register we... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Doctors and nurses from Europe opt to stay in Cumbria - despite Brexitconducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
conducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent were considering leaving because of Brexit. - In July, the Nursing and Midwifery Council released data showing numbers on its overall register we... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hospitals in Cumbria keep EU doctors and nurses - despite Brexitconducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
conducted a survey of EU doctors earlier this year which found that 42 per cent were considering leaving because of Brexit. - In July, the Nursing and Midwifery Council released data showing numbers on its overall register we... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Brexit means fewer EU nurses in East Lancashireour patients. "The nurses we employ undergo numerous assessments, including En
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
our patients. "The nurses we employ undergo numerous assessments, including English language and are registered with the nursing and midwifery council. "This ensures that they can provide safe, personal and effective care for our patients and we... Read more
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Daily Record
Callous care home nurse left dementia patient lying on cold floor all nightin his room at about midnight and was found on the floor under a quilt and cove
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
in his room at about midnight and was found on the floor under a quilt and covered in vomit at 8.30am the next day. The Nursing and Midwifery Council found that she had failed to report the incident to the care home manager and didn’t call out a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chronic NHS staff shortage forces Tories to create huge rise in nurse trainingnurses and 3,500 midwives in England alone due to the pay cap and workplace pre
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
nurses and 3,500 midwives in England alone due to the pay cap and workplace pressures. Earlier this year data from the Nursing and Midwifery Council revealed that more people were leaving nursing than joining for the first time, compounded by... Read more
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Gazette
Patient care is being compromised due to staffing shortages, say South West nursesno action was taken when they raised concerns about staffing levels. The findi
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
no action was taken when they raised concerns about staffing levels. The findings come after the nursing regulator – the Nursing and Midwifery Council – warned nursing was shrinking as more people were leaving than joining the profession. It is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
10 jobs over £25k in Northern Ireland this weeka community pharmacy. The salary grade for this role is £33,000 per annum Clo
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
a community pharmacy. The salary grade for this role is £33,000 per annum Closing date: October 6 (Derry Based) The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is seeking an experienced Chair to lead the Council from May of 2018. The appointee will... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Watchdog investigates after death of troubled teenager, 14the Pennine Care NHS Trust said a member of the Child and Adolescent Mental Hea
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
the Pennine Care NHS Trust said a member of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service has also been referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council in connection with Charlotte’s death. It’s understood the staff member has since resigned from... Read more
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heraldscotland
Nurses warn patient safety at risk due to staffing crisisin law, but said it would only work if backed up with funding for extra staff.
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
in law, but said it would only work if backed up with funding for extra staff. The findings come after regulator the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) warned earlier this year that more people were leaving the nursing profession than... Read more
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International Business Times
Nurse stole drugs and downed them during A&E shifts taking the painkiller dihydrocodeine while working at the A&E department at Roy
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
taking the painkiller dihydrocodeine while working at the A&E department at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Townsend told a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) misconduct hearing she stole the painkillers over a six-month period between February and... Read more
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Daily Record
A senior health visitor who let five families down keeps her jobstudent nurses, but was behind a slew of care breaches against five separate fa
Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
student nurses, but was behind a slew of care breaches against five separate families in Renfrewshire. She was rapped by a Nursing and Midwifery Council disciplinary panel, but was suspended for just six months. A tribunal report revealed she... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Health visitor suspended after note detailing child sex abuse in the wrong family's fileinquiry found: "Mrs Finch had not identified who the handwritten notes related
EveningTimes Online / Posted 30 days ago
inquiry found: "Mrs Finch had not identified who the handwritten notes related to." Another charge found proved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council is that she failed to make checks on a family affected by domestic abuse. Mrs Finch took a... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Jeremy Hunt says NHS workers 'deserve to be well-paid'worried that if they do so there will be be litigation, they will be hauled in
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 1 months ago
worried that if they do so there will be be litigation, they will be hauled in front of the General Medical Council or the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Care Quality Commission."Jeremy Hunt talks to Consultant Trauma Surgeon Kevin Newman... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Newly-qualified nurses set to help fill hospitals trust vacanciesdegree courses in both adult and mental health nursing. Once qualified, graduat
Horncastle Today / Posted 1 months ago
degree courses in both adult and mental health nursing. Once qualified, graduates become Registered Nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Dr Sharon Black, Director of Nurse Education at the University of Lincoln, added: “The start... Read more
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Louth Leader
Newly-qualified nurses set to help fill hospitals trust vacanciesdegree courses in both adult and mental health nursing. Once qualified, graduat
Louth Leader / Posted 1 months ago
degree courses in both adult and mental health nursing. Once qualified, graduates become Registered Nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Dr Sharon Black, Director of Nurse Education at the University of Lincoln, added: “The start... Read more

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