John Ely

London skyline. London has the highest nurse vacancy rate of any of England's regions. Picture: iStock
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Campaign aims to coax former nurses back to practice in London

Registrants’ return could cut capital’s high nurse and midwife vacancy rates

Parking charges
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Government announces end to free hospital parking for all nurses in England

Parking charges for NHS staff will be reintroduced as COVID-19 pandemic eases

Pat Cullen, RCN Northern Ireland director
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PPE fit-test errors: contractor should be suspended, says RCN

Nurses’ COVID-19 safety fears after masks were incorrectly fit-tested

nurse protests outside the gates to Downing Street about pay and PPE
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Nurses take pay and PPE protest to Downing Street

Demonstrators demand respirator masks for all nurses during pandemic and a 10% pay rise

Iceland supermarket apologises to NHS staff
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COVID-19: Iceland backtracks on rules for NHS staff shoppers

Supermarket chain apologises after complaints it made front-line workers feel ‘contaminated’

East Kent community trust staff use the magnet faces to help discuss their feelings during team huddles
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Not just about patients: the team huddles where nursing staff talk about their mood

Kent Community Health Trust encourages staff to talk openly about how they are feeling

Image of a person sitting alone on a bus looking out the window, suggesting loneliness or sadness
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Nurse suicide risk: national institute working on ‘evidence gap’ in figures

Latest ONS data on suicide risk among nursing professionals in the UK are from 2015

Andrea Sutcliffe speaking in her office at the NMC
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CPR decision making: NMC to explore how to clarify requirements

Nurse regulator moves to remove doubt over what it expects from registrants

Illustration of figures in a group where two are a different colour
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Nursing associates could fill nurse vacancies in England, leaked document suggests

Text from forthcoming NHS People Plan reveals strategy to recruit 10,000 nursing associates

Debbie Hicks, co-chair of TREND-UK, which represents diabetes nursing groups
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Investigation reveals ‘confusing’ array of diabetes nursing job titles

Wide variation in job names, with ‘nurses’ below band 5, prompts call for standardisation

Tribunal hearing
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Senior nurse unfairly dismissed by NHS board, tribunal rules

Jeff Horn ‘gobsmacked’ by decision after two periods of stress-induced sick leave

Emergency nurse practitioner Rhiannon Pritchard and emergency department matron Lyn Roberts
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30,000 patients and counting: the nurse who is a ‘fantastic’ asset to her community

Emergency nurse practitioner at Betsi Cadwaladr health board helped set up essential service

Broadmoor high-security hospital, where Paul Deacon was a nurse
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Former forensic mental health nurse hopes his memoir will inspire new recruits

Ex-Broadmoor nurse Paul Deacon wants to dispel myths about the high-security hospital

Liam Barnes and Jenifer Hawkins
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In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

‘Itchy feet’ interview
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Successful nurse retention scheme now rolled out to whole of NHS in England

RCN says ‘investing in the workforce reaps dividends’

Emilia Clarke
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Game of Thrones star announces neurorehabilitation specialist nurse education programme

Actor Emilia Clarke pays tribute to the nursing care that helped her survive two aneurysms

pound sign cut in half
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Nurses face pay cut as trust brings bank shift rates down to Agenda for Change levels

Basildon and Thurrock trust move could force nurses to seek better-paid work in London – RCN

House prices
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Nurses only able to afford a house in 3% of towns in the UK

Nurses are least able to afford a house in the UK compared with other key workers