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NMC announces new COVID-19 education standards

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will reintroduce emergency education standards to enable final year nursing students to opt in to support the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, via extended clinical placement

The pick of 2020

After a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a look back at our most popular news and clinical stories of 2020

Call for nurses to become prostate cancer Clinical Champions

??Leading men’s health charity Prostate Cancer UK is looking for nurses to join its Clinical Champions programme. The new 18-month programme is the first of its kind dedicated to improve care for men living with, or at risk of prostate cancer

NMC Chair to step down

Philip Graf, the NMC’s Chair of Council will step down from the role, the regulator has announced

‘Gamechanging’ blood test for cancer made available by the NHS

?A new blood test, which is claimed can detect over 50 times of cancer at an early state, is to be trialled by the NHS from mid 2021. Health leaders believe that the new Galleri test could eventually save thousands of lives by increasing the number of cancers diagnosed at stage one or two, from half to three-quarters by 2028

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