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Strike action: NHS nurses in Northern Ireland stage second 12-hour walkout

One nurse says staff are ‘at the point of complete burnout’

Assaults on nurses: RCN calls for more detail on number of prosecutions

College says Crown Prosecution Service data fails to specify job roles of emergency workers

RCN survey will investigate nurses’ experiences of work-related skin damage

Nurses are invited to talk about their experiences of dermatitis in the workplace

Conviction rates for violent assaults on emergency workers on the decline in Scotland

Number of convictions for physical assaults under the Emergency Workers (Scotland) Act down
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Shine a light on the role of nurses in 2020

A look at events in nursing in 2020, the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Nurses named in New Year’s Honours: we’re proud, privileged and humbled

Nurses from diverse settings and specialties honoured for services to the profession

Nurses on night shifts to get free parking in England from 2020

Charges waived for nurses and other NHS staff on night shifts and some patients and parents
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RCNi’s new editorial advisory board chair named

Alison Dinning brings insights from clinical leadership and workforce development roles

Nursing students in England to receive £5,000 grant from next September

Prime minister announces further £3,000 a year for hard-to-recruit disciplines

Registered nurse numbers are on the rise – but retirement looms for many

Number of nurses approaching retirement age is growing quicker than the number of under-30s

Former heroin addict tells what inspired her to become a nurse

Joanne Hill praises nurse who cared for her and ‘really made an impact on my life’

RCN vows to hold Conservatives to account over campaign pledges for nurses

Newly-elected Conservatives urged to tackle nursing shortages and release funds for students

Uber to offer nurses discounted transport and food at Christmas

NHS staff can claim two trips or meals worth up to £10 each

Differing medical record systems between NHS trusts ‘risk the safety of patients’

Study in England reveals 21 systems that fail to share information effectively

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife ‘our chance to jump-start a new way to see nursing’

International Council of Nurses reveals how it will promote the profession

Patient safety: over-reliance on temporary nurses heightens risk of ward deaths

Southampton study points to importance of overall make-up of staff

Award-winning app slashes nursing student dropout rate

University’s scheme helps tutors identify placement issues at an early stage

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