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vrijdag 8 september 2017

Nurses urge ministers to show 'respect' and end 1% pay cap

Nurses urge ministers to show 'respect' and end 1% pay cap
Nurses have told Nursing Times that the government must show the profession it is "respected" for the work it does, by both removing the 1% cap on annual wage rises and increasing salaries to reflect changes in the cost of living.
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Rally gallery: The Westminster pay protest in pictures
Nursing Times has collected together a gallery of images to showcase Wednesday's rally in London against the government's long-running 1% cap on nursing and other NHS pay rises.
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Government halts sale of NHS Professionals staffing agency
The government has revealed that is abandoning its plans to sell off the health service's in-house workforce agency just under a year after it began the process.
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Cancer care 'at risk from pressure on practice nurses'
Practice nurses and GPs are working under such "unrelenting pressure" that it is threatening the cancer care they are able to provide, which in some cases is forcing patients to attend accident and emergency instead, a charity has warned.
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Exclusive: New nursing apprenticeships hit by delays
Degree-level nurse apprenticeships that were originally intended to start this month have been largely delayed until 2018 at the earliest, amid claims that employers are struggling to support new training routes designed to ease workforce shortages.
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News round-up: Catch-up on August's top nursing stories
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during August and early September 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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