27 October 2021
The Swiss Nurses’ Association, backed by doctors and patients’ organisations and the country’s trade union confederation, has forced a national referendum on nurse training and pay and conditions.
14 September 2021
The shortage of nurses is worldwide. There’s no future in leaving it to the SNP or the British governmemt to resolve.
20 May 2021
In the midst of a global pandemic, what is a country like Britain doing importing nurses from India, itself in desperate need of medical staff?
5 June 2020
Student nurses and midwives stepped up when they were needed. Their unions are calling for an end to their tuition fees. This will remove barriers to new students created in 2017 by cuts in financial support.
3 November 2017
The head of the International Council of Nurses is calling on developed countries not to rely on overseas staff but rather train and develop their own staff.
6 August 2017
There is certainly a nurse staff crisis in the NHS but it is not Brexit-induced – says one of the staffing agencies which are making a tidy fortune from the crisis.
2 February 2016
The only good thing to have arisen from chancellor George Osborne’s plan to institutionalise debt for student nurses and other health students is a debate about what is wrong with the current system.
10 January 2016
The campaign against the attack on health students’ bursaries moved up a gear on Saturday 9 January with the first national demonstration. Students travelled from all over England to assemble in London.