News

Keep up-to-date with the latest nursing headlines. If you know of a news story relevant to nurses that should be covered by RCNi, call 020 8872 3135 or email the newsroom.

Should qualifications be based on competency not clinical hours?

University Alliance suggests nursing students should be allowed to qualify on competency

Brass nameplate on NMC building

Nurse who ran slimming clinics struck off for catalogue of errors

Regulator finds lapses including failure to calibrate scales used to weigh patients

Line of nurses on strike in RCN pay dispute hold protest banner outside Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham

NHS pay dispute: your concise guide to what’s on offer to staff around the UK

Find out who is on strike, who is not, who could be soon – and why

Nurse gently touches arm of woman who is having chemotherapy infusion

Do you care for people with cancer and want to expand your career?

New cancer education and skills framework aims to develop nursing staff at all levels

Striking nurses outside Royal Preston Hospital today 

Nurses’ strike live: walkouts enter their sixth day

Staff begin further day of action in bid to put pressure on ministers over NHS pay talks

Watch: see chants and support for nurses on picket lines

Nurses are receiving plenty of help from TV doctors, brass sections and more

Striking nurses on the picket line with placards for fair pay at the University Hospital of North Durham

Nurses’ strike live: news and pictures from day five

Nurses return to picket lines as fight for fairer pay and working conditions continues

Striking nurses hold banners calling for better pay

Nurses’ strikes suspended in Wales as union members ponder fresh pay offer

Union leader repeats call for PM Rishi Sunak to push for talks to get under way in England

Prime minister Rishi Sunak during TV interview with Piers Morgan

Your pay rise is not our top priority, prime minister Sunak tells NHS nurses

PM insists he’d ‘love to give nurses massive rise’ – but says it would only fuel inflation

What changes at work would boost nurses’ morale? We asked them

Nursing Standard readers responded on Twitter – and here's what they told us

Is the delay on nurses’ pay part of a government game plan?

RCN brands government failure to submit its evidence on next year’s pay ‘disgusting’

Neonatal unit nurse Lucy Letby, smiling

Lucy Letby: ‘nurse injected air into baby’s stomach in third attempt to kill her’

Prosecution alleges neonatal nurse would go on finally to kill infant in a matter of days

Nurses deliver petition to Downing Street demanding better pay

Petition with more than 100,000 signatures urges Rishi Sunak to address NHS workforce crisis

‘Sacking nurses bill’ moves a step closer to becoming law

MPs approve anti-strike bill that could see nurses and other key workers facing the sack

Calls to cut ‘exorbitant’ immigration fees to keep overseas nurses

Thousands of people sign petition urging government to reduce indefinite leave to remain...

No nurse pay rise in April due to ‘intolerable’ government delay

Failure to supply evidence to NHS Pay Review Body will postpone pay offer for 2023-24

Thousands of nurses with long-COVID to see sick pay slashed

Special sick pay to end soon, leaving one nurse with long-covid £1,000 a month worse off

Shake-up of English language requirements go live in February

Changes makes it easier for overseas nurses to pass English language exam to work in the UK

Pages

Jobs