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Nursing course applications hit record high in UK

Inspiring COVID-19 work of staff has been ‘best possible advert for nursing profession’

Government proposes reforms to give it power to deregulate healthcare

White paper suggests health secretary could remove professional regulation and abolish...

Nurse who tweeted about racist abuse receives award from trust

Staff nurse Aldarico Jr Velasco praised messages of support from the ‘virtual world’

Nurses warned of tax avoidance schemes targeting agency staff

Those returning to help in COVID-19 effort also lured by schemes ‘too good to be true’

Nurse jailed over patient deaths could have murder convictions quashed

Review points to possible natural causes in deaths of four older women from hypoglycaemia

Community nurse used farmer husband’s tractor to reach patients in blizzard conditions

Charlotte Perry-Warnes did not let heavy snow stop her making home visits

Colleagues pay tribute to respiratory nurse who died of COVID-19

Ameta Rooplal was ‘kind and compassionate’, and helped the homeless outside of working hours

NHS revamp must boost nurse numbers, RCN demands

College says it will not let government ‘off the hook’ in proposed NHS reorganisation

Nursing students inspire professor to rejoin COVID-19 front line

Alison Bardsley returned to wards for the first time in 30 years during the first wave

Nurse shortages: lack of 10-year staffing plan is ‘ridiculous’, says Jeremy Hunt

Former health secretary suggests way to ‘give the workforce confidence’ in the future

PPE provision ‘nowhere near enough’ in first wave and staff left at risk, say MPs

Committee urges government to learn lessons and improve management and distribution

Much-loved district nurse dies after contracting COVID-19

‘Wonderful mentor and teacher’ Linda Obiageli Udeagbala worked for Sutton Health and Care

Nurses assaulted by patient with COVID-19 – he pleads guilty

Jake Brinley-Chambers attacked two nurses caring for him in an attempt to leave ward

COVID-19: healthcare assistant dies soon after giving birth

Tributes also paid to mental health nurse who died after contracting the virus

Nurse who died of COVID-19 had longed to return to work and support colleagues

‘Caring and conscientious’ Estrella Catalan said ‘I want to help’ from her hospital bed

Agency and social care nurses less likely than NHS staff to have had first COVID-19 jab

Nurses who haven’t received first dose tend to work outside health service, survey suggests

COVID-19 vaccines safety study wants nurse participants

Drug Safety Research Unit aims to record side effects that can be linked to vaccinations

‘Cheerful, hardworking and kind’ nurse dies of COVID-19

Colleagues pay tribute to Chris Buckingham who ‘truly reflected the core values of nursing’