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Student loans will damage primary care

The comprehensive spending review this autumn included a welcome increase in NHS funding, but there were spending cuts for nurse education that had been anticipated for some time.

Students benefit from general practice work

The University of Hertfordshire has set up a project with the primary aim of exploring new community placement opportunities for pre-registration student nurses undertaking the BSc (Hons) Nursing programme.

Extra training year may deter applicants

In the government's initial response to the Francis report into care failings in Mid Staffordshire, it has been made clear all applicants to nursing programmes will need to prove they are compassionate and caring by working as a nursing assistant for a ye

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