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Nurses striking for fair pay outside York Hospital earlier this month
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5% pay rise? Many nurses would rather work overseas

Staff air their views on Twitter, with one saying the deal is the ‘final nail for many’

People at a desk doing a computer-based test of competence programme
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Fraud concerns raised over Nigerian competency test centre for UK nurse registration

The NMC has launched an investigation into ‘anomalous’ data from one test centre

Brass plaque outside NMC building
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Nurse suspended after fight in which he kicked and punched patient

Nurse spared striking off after showing remorse over incident in which he retaliated

Nurses on strike in Leeds on Monday
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Nurses' 5% pay rise signed off despite threat of more strikes

Staff Council agrees to accept pay offer, which will go ahead despite rejection by RCN

Striking nurses at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
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Final decision on nurses’ pay today: could it be enforced despite strikes?

Representatives from bodies including the RCN and Unison will vote at NHS Staff Council

Pat Cullen joins nurses outside the High Court
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Nurses’ strikes cut short after Barclay wins court challenge

RCN must end this weekend’s strikes a day early as judge rules union exceeded its mandate

Unidentified nurse wears small body camera on the front of her uniform to deter assault from patients or the public
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Bodycams: a welcome protection from workplace harassment, or an ethical minefield?

Healthcare leaders in talks about giving nurses body-worn cameras to deter assaults

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Nurses to face court battle over right to strike on 2 May

‘A last-ditch attempt to silence us’: RCN slams Steve Barclay’s ‘indefensible’ decision

Strikers at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton in February
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Nurses’ leader defiant over threat to declare next weekend's strikes illegal

Pat Cullen rejects 'bullying' by ministers and insists ‘We won’t be gagged’

Nurses on the picket line at Cardiff University Hospital: nurses in Wales are set to vote on a new 5% pay offer
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‘Best and final offer’: nurses in Wales set to vote on 5% pay package

The deal includes one-off ‘recovery’ payment and an enhanced rise for staff on lower bands

RCN general secretary Pat Cullen with striking nurses at Leeds General Infirmary
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NHS attempts to block nurses’ plans to strike in early May

RCN says it will fight legal challenge and defends the validity of the strike dates

The Old Bailey or Central Criminal Court in London
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Nurse removed part of man’s nipple in bizarre body modification case

Nurse also admits stealing anaesthetic from the hospital where he worked

A sign board at the entrance to Good Hope Hospital
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Single nurse left alone to care for 17 patients with complex needs amid staffing crisis

Damning report cites unsafe staffing at Midlands hospital and warns trust it must improve

A nurse administering cytotoxic drugs to a patient: this would normally be done by nurses on at least band 6 level
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Band 5 nurses are ‘flung in’ to do specialist tasks above their pay level

Thousands of band 5 nurses are denied a pay/band rise despite doing higher-level tasks

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‘Reckless’ unions targeting vulnerable patients in planned strikes, say MPs

Tory MPs criticise unions for dropping strike exemptions for emergency and other nurses

Nurse in scrubs seen from neck down, holds sign that reads 'Sorry we are closed' – community hospital in Wales has shut ward because it can't recruit nurses
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Safe staffing: ward that can’t recruit nursing staff could remain closed for months

Failure to fill posts means community hospital’s inpatients are displaced across region

Pat Cullen talking to reporters during a strike at Leeds General Infirmary
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Nurses warned they won’t get a better deal after rejecting latest offer

Downing St rules out reopening talks but RCN warns new strikes could last until Christmas

Striking nurses hold placards on RCN picket line as college members vote to reject government's NHS pay offer in England
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Nurses brace to escalate strike action as they tell ministers 5% pay offer is not enough

RCN names strike dates – and this time emergency and intensive care staff are involved