Home Tags United Kingdom

Tag: United Kingdom

Frustrated Female nursing Student worried if she'll pass

High Nursing Student Dropout Rates Are a Global Concern

In the United Kingdom, a quarter of nursing students drop out of their courses, and it seems that similar or higher drop-out rates occur across the world.

Nurses: We Are Always Here, Always There

The great diversity in nursing is displayed in this powerful video which is part of the largest ever recruitment campaign launched by the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom in its 70-year history.

UK Removes Visa Cap Limiting the Number of Overseas Nurses and Doctors

The United Kingdom announced recently that it was excluding doctors and nurses from the Tier 2 visa cap which applies to skilled workers from outside the European Union.
11 Nursing Appreciation Quotes from World Leaders

11 Nursing Appreciation Quotes from World Leaders

The message of the value and need for nurses has also come through clearly over the past year in worldwide initiatives, reports, and statements by world and healthcare leaders.
Nurses urged to “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” at work

Nurses Urged to “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” at Work

A “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” campaign has been launched by the Royal College of Nursing in the United Kingdom.

Sepsis Survivor Takes Up Nursing to Raise Awareness

A student nurse who had a near-death experience after doctors failed to recognize the signs of sepsis wants to use her experience to raise awareness and help save lives.

Staffing Levels, Not Lack of Caring, Determine Patient Satisfaction

Patients’ level of satisfaction with their stay in hospital is closely linked to registered nurse staffing ratios.

Alarming Obesity Rates Among Nurses

One in four nurses in the UK was found to be obese, according to a recently published study.
Nurse talking to doctor.

Brexit Uncertainty Fuels UK Nurse Staffing Crisis

For the first time in history the number of nurses on the register had dropped year on year.
NMC Alters English Language Requirement for Nurses Trained Outside UK

NMC Alters IELTS Exam Requirement for Nurses Trained Outside UK

Foreign nurses who wish to register in the United Kingdom now have options besides the International English Language Test System (IELTS) to demonstrate proficiency in English.