Shruti Sheth Trivedi

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

Handwritten banner says 'fair pay for nurses' as figures show steep rise in agency fees to cover nursing shifts in the NHS
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Payday bonanza for nursing agencies as NHS struggles to fill staffing gaps

Firms enjoy steep rise in NHS spending as trusts exceed cap on fees for temporary cover

Nursing student
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Cuts to nursing student placements ‘ridiculously stressful’

Students at Birmingham City University talk of their struggle to make up the required hours

Nurse on march for pay holds RCN placard calling for fair pay for nursing
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NHS strike action: why nurses say it’s now time they put themselves first

Nurses quick to react to RCN announcement of the biggest strike in NHS history

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Nurses will strike: NHS faces biggest walk out in its history as RCN members vote yes

Most NHS employers face mass winter walk outs over poor pay and patient safety concerns

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Dire shortage of Parkinson’s nurses ‘pushing patients to take desperate measures’

Retired nurse was left to adjust her own medications, as charity points to nursing gaps

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More needs to be done to recruit learning disability nurses

Sector under ‘great threat’ due to focus on adult nursing at university, suggests academic

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Recruit more nurses from the UK, not overseas, says Starmer

Labour leader says immigration is not the solution to tackling record nurse vacancies