Shruti Sheth Trivedi

Nursing Standard

NHS national uniform will soon be sewn up – so will the new scrubs make your job easier?

Workwear has been designed with staff input, and (spoiler alert) we hope you like blue

Illustration of a tick against a 'No' box, as cross-union group calls for nurses to reject new pay offer
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Nurses must reject pay offer, urges cross-union group

NHS Workers Say No group says new offer falls far too short of unions’ initial demands

Senior nurse Tara Iles (second from left) with staff at the Southmead Hospital menopause café in Bristol
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How a menopause café is supporting nurses at work

Senior nurse Tara Iles wanted healthcare staff to have a safe space to talk

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Nurses slam 5% pay offer as a ‘slap in the face’

Poll of Nursing Standard readers on Twitter reveals majority dismayed by pay offer

Photo of nurses on the picket line at St Thomas' Hospital in London
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Should nurses go back on strike while pay talks continue?

A nurse-led petition is urging the RCN to restart walkouts in England

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivering his Budget speech in the House of Commonsv
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Nurses’ pay hopes dashed in budget ‘betrayal’

Nurses left with ‘little reassurance’ they will get pay rise needed to solve NHS crisis

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Will there be money for nurses’ pay in tomorrow’s budget?

There has been speculation that chancellor Jeremy Hunt may back-date some pay awards

Photo of nurse talking to female patient, illustrating story that nurses should be allowed to perform early-stage abortions
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Give nurses power to perform early-stage abortions, MPs told

Study authors tell parliamentary group that ‘women prefer nurse-delivered services’

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Develop your career and boost your well-being at Nursing Live

The two-day event will feature expert talks, self-care advice and live entertainment

A female black nurse sitting with her back against a wall with knees raised, leaning forward and resting her head against her arms to indicate sadness or depression
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Black nurse told to bleach her skin wins £26,000 for racial harassment

Nurse depressed after boss told her to make her skin white so ‘patients will be nice to you’

Universal nurses’ uniform supply contract has been signed
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Uniform uniformity: are you ready for your new ‘smart scrubs’?

Deal for supply of standardised workwear for NHS staff in England is finally sewn up

Nurse using mobile phone. Nurses were asked if they would share their unique nurse PIN on social media
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Would you share your unique nurse PIN on social media?

Nurses respond to question on Twitter, with most feeling it would be unwise to post online

Strikers at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield
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Inflation robs nurses of a year's worth of pay, analysis shows

Cumulative real-terms pay loss totals £37,000 since 2010, TUC says

Many nurses are leaving the profession years before retirement age
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Nurse exodus includes many ‘leaving years before retirement age’

RCN report calls for urgent pay rises and funding for career development to aid retention

Tatiana Brandão (left) and Raquel Moreira died in a traffic accident near the Grand Canyon in Arizona on 3 February
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Two ‘much loved’ NHS nurses killed while on holiday in US

Tributes to nurses known for ‘kindness, empathy and enthusiasm’ who died in traffic accident

Community nursing: new education standards
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Community nursing: give your views on draft education standards

Consultation looks at specific standards for different fields of practice

A nurse and nursing student on clinical placement talk at ward computer as nurses debate idea of reducing practice hours
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Would counting students’ competencies, not practice hours, sacrifice learning quality?

Idea of qualifying faster by a move away from clinical placements threshold sparks debate

Nurse Lucy Letby, who is accused of multiple murders and attempted murders of babies in her care at Countess of Chester Hospital
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Lucy Letby: neonatal nurse murdered premature infant on fourth attempt, trial hears

Baby girl’s cries before death were ‘abnormal, a different kind of crying’, jury is told