Shruti Sheth Trivedi

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Pension reforms aim to attract retired nurses back to work

Proposed changes will give returning staff more flexibility while protecting their finances

Trusts address nurse retention by introducing career catch-up chats
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Please don’t go! How ‘stay conversations’ are managing to boost nurse retention

Trusts’ regular one-to-one discussions aim to head-off potential resignation issues

Kate Price (right) and Catherine Lacey run one-hour sessions at the Good Grief Café at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London
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Grief café helps community nurses cope with patient deaths

Café is an informal space to discuss loss, death and dying and how they affect nurses

A nurse immunises a child against measles at a clinic in the town of Chitungwiza, 20km from the Zimbabwe capital of Harare
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Nurses coming to work in UK after ‘forced migration’ from Zimbabwe

Thousands of nurses faced with broken agreements and withheld pay have flocked to the UK

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Nurse vacancies continue at record high of more than 47,000

NHS Digital data reveals a rise of more than 600 vacancies since the end of June

Health secretary Steve Barclay, whose department’s chart was criticised by the UK Statistics Authority
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Health department blasted over ‘misleading’ chart on nurses’ pay

Scathing condemnation by UK statistics boss says chart exaggerates previous pay rises

Nurses registering from overseas, and UK nurses with diverse heritage make up increasing proportion of total workforce
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International recruitment: almost half of new registrants were educated abroad

Employers urged to make workplaces more inclusive to help nurses from overseas thrive

Picketing at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary
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Nurses to strike at almost 80 trusts and integrated care boards

Locations for first strikes revealed, with RCN warning more will be added in January

Army nurses may be used to staff NHS front line during strikes, report states
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Nurses’ strike: will the army be called in to keep NHS services running?

Defence officials may be looking at how military personnel could fill in for nurses

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First dates announced for nurses’ strike action in December

Strikes on Thursday 15 and Tuesday 20 December in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

NMC is aiming to reduce it s backlog of FtP cases
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FtP: regulator optimistic it will cut backlog that can mean years of limbo for nurses

Not for the first time, NMC is hopeful it can ‘crack’ delays in cases being resolved

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Strike action: union challenges legal loophole to protect staff

Unison looks to overturn Court of Appeal decision that enables employers to discipline staff

Picture showing several £1 coins on a pension document
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Nurses fear poverty in retirement with pensions too small to live on

Many worry pension won’t be enough, while others opt out to get cash for current living costs

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt
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Autumn budget: failure to address nurses’ pay crisis prompts five-day warning from RCN

RCN will announce strike dates and locations if government does not enter pay talks

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Nurses’ work stress can trigger ‘catastrophic loss of self-esteem’

Mental health nurse lead urges kindness, self-care and speaking out when disagreements arise

Health and social care secretary in England Steve Barclay sets out his winter agenda for NHS leaders
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Inflation-busting pay rise for nurses would come at a cost to the wider NHS – minister

Steve Barclay said it’s service improvements that top the health and social care agenda

Nurse looks tired and stressed as NHS managers say burnout is worrying them
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Nurses’ well-being worries NHS senior managers as they brace for winter of discontent

Strikes, low morale and staffing shortages combine as NHS leaders reveal their concerns

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Nurse pay demands ‘neither reasonable nor affordable’ – health secretary

Steve Barclay says he is ‘saddened’ by nurses choosing to vote for strike action