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September 2019

October 1, 2019

The Nursing Times has reported that nursing education in England became more racially diverse following the removal of the bursary, according to new analysis by the education regulator. In the first academic year following the controversial funding reform, the number of students from ethnic minority backgrounds starting a pre-registration nursing degree increased by 4% compared to the previous year. However, this rise was not enough to outstrip the 16% decline in white students seen over the same period, found the Office for Students (OfS).

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