Shruti Sheth Trivedi

Striking nurses on NHS picket lines in Devember 2022 call for better pay
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Nurses hit out at ‘worst pay rise in the public sector’

NHS deal lags behind offers for junior doctors, police, teachers and prison officers

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Alex Whitfield giving evidence to the Commons Health and Social Care Committee
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Nursing apprenticeships popular as cheaper alternative to university, says NHS trust

Apprentice route oversubscribed, contrasting with university applications, MPs are told

A nurse helps an older woman put her cardigan on in a care home setting
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Exploitation of overseas nurses is on the rise with many forced to pay thousands in fees

Huge fees, withheld pay, poor accommodation and mistreatment are ‘systemic’, says Unison

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NHS workforce plan: what does it mean for nurses and training places?

Critics say it lacks detail on how extra staff will be trained – and a retention strategy

Three busy nurses at nursing station
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NHS staff don’t need lessons in resilience, they need to see action to prevent burnout

Mental ill health most common reason nurses call in sick, as absence levels hit new high

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Nurse’s joyful reunion with the stranger on a train she rushed to save while off-duty

Hospital staff on Tube were able to administer immediate CPR after man’s heart attack

Nurses working on a busy ward: the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan has not properly addressed training capacity or retention strategies
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NHS workforce plan: can it boost nurse numbers without proper focus on retention?

Long-awaited plan for NHS in England needs more detail on how it will be delivered

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Lucy Letby: claim of targeted attack on baby boy ‘completely unrealistic’

Nurse’s defence barrister insists there is no evidence she contaminated bags of IV feed

Court sketch shows Lucy Letby being questioned by her defence counsel
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Lucy Letby: defence sums up by rounding on ‘poor’ scientific evidence

Research paper in prosecution case is unsafe basis for conviction, says defence barrister

Nurse part shields her face with mask bearing image of Australian flag
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UK struggles to keep its nurses as emigration fuels ‘strikingly low’ workforce numbers

Far more nurses move to practise in Australia and New Zealand than the other way round

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Nurses ‘taking HCA roles to avoid risk of blame over compromised care’

Some fear they will be struck off over care given in overstretched settings, says professor

Photo of RCN ballot paper, illustrating story about members receiving ballot papers too late or not at all
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Claims some RCN ballots never arrived cast doubt over further strikes

RCN members vent their frustration at papers not received or received too late

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Anti-strike bill: MPs again reject changes to protect nurses’ jobs

The House of Lords amendments would allow nurses to strike without fear of the sack

Equality 4 Black Nurses chief executive Neomi Bennett being interviewed on ITV
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Senior NHS staff must be held to account for racist culture, warns equality campaigner

Anti-racism policies will fail without accountability at the top, says Neomi Bennett

England's health and social care secretary Steve Barclay in Downing Street
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COVID bonus: minister stands firm on plan that could mean bank and other nurses lose out

He insists unions agreed some pay-outs will be left to discretion of individual employers

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Partygate: we watched people die, we couldn’t see our loved ones – but they celebrated

Nurses’ anger at Boris Johnson and the conduct of lockdown-breaking political staff

Head shots of eight nurses who have been awarded honours in the King's birthday honours
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King’s birthday honours list: dozens of nurses receive awards

Front-line staff, army nurses and educators among the many nurses honoured by the King

Photo of hands being washed with soap, illustrating news that nurses can use milder soaps to kill many viruses
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Relief for sore hands as mild cleansers found to kill many viruses

Study finds skin-friendly cleansers can stop viruses such as coronavirus and influenza