Parliament passed the Nurses Registration Act in 1919.
Tired and overworked nurses feel they are putting their lives in danger just to ensure patients get the care they need.
There are now 43,671 vacant nursing posts throughout the NHS in England alone.
It can be "dangerous" when there aren’t enough nurses to provide care.
The Council provides leadership and direction for the Royal College of Nursing.
The Government is looking to make the profession more attractive to undergraduates.
Figures suggest there are around 40,000 unfilled nursing vacancies throughout the NHS in England.
"A nursing degree is very different to most undergraduate courses."
Dame Donna Kinnair has recalled a conversation with a government official.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) will discuss ‘What spending uncertainty means for the health and care service’, at fringe panel events.
Staff say they no longer continue to work under the current conditions.
The college is encouraging people to speak out about the impact of England’s nurse shortage.
Electoral Reform Service (ERS) has confirmed an investigation is underway.
Thousands of NHS workers are reportedly leaving the NHS pension scheme every year.
Voting will open on Monday 2 September.