Student nurses to receive £5,000 a year bursary from 2020

Nursing students in England will be given at least £5,000 a year from September, Downing Street have confirmed. The funding, which will not need to be repaid, will be given to all new and continuing degree-level nursing and midwifery students from September 2020 to help with living costs. It is expected to benefit more than 35,000 students every year.