‘Cost of living’ main reason why student nurses drop out

Katerina Kolyva, executive director of the Council of Deans, told HSJ that, the lack of national funding to support the living costs of registered student nurses is the main factor behind the drop out rate from courses.

The Council of Deans, which represents UK universities that are engaged in education and research for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, want the reintroduction of a maintenance grant for student nurses. 

Full story in The HSJ, 11 November 2019