Independent Nurse

Independent Nurse is a fortnightly magazine for nurses working in primary care and the community. Independent Nurse provides the latest clinical and political news for primary care and community nurses, plus opinion from leading figures within nursing and healthcare. It also offers clinical features focusing on real-life medicine that are specifically relevant to the everyday needs of its readership, as well as non-clinical features and resources designed to enhance and support nurses’ professional development in their expanding roles.


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Independent Nurse articles

Government to relax immigration rules for non-EU skilled workers

Published: 14 June 2018

The Home Office is expected to announce the relaxation of immigration laws to allow for more foreign doctors and nurses to work in the UK

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RCN wants nurses to encourage cervical smears

Published: 12 June 2018

Nurses play a ‘vital role’ in encouraging women to attend regular smear tests after a report revealed a 52% fall in women in England attending cervical screenings

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Nurses will be forced to repay more student loan than higher earners

Published: 12 June 2018

The student loan system has come under fire from peers after findings show male nurses and midwives will pay back up to £19,000 more than high-earners

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‘NHS facing unprecedented pressures’ say think tanks in bid for more funding

Published: 08 June 2018

As the NHS faces ‘damaging cuts’ a long‑term funding settlement is needed, three leading think tanks have said in a letter to the Prime Minister

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