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Flexible new nursing degree will support work-life balance

Part-time degree aims to enable those with experience in caring roles to enter nursing

Now restore nurses’ pay, union tells Northern Ireland’s leaders

RCN demands urgent action to give nurses and others parity with rest of UK

Updated sepsis guidance ensures more targeted use of antibiotics

New advice gives more time to decide on antibiotic use for those less severely ill

Overseas workers’ treatment akin to human trafficking, MP says

Kwasi Kwarteng urges government to provide better protection for health and care workers

Lucy Letby is refused permission to appeal murder convictions

Court of Appeal turns down application by former nurse who received life sentence last year

‘Seismic shift’ in nurse pay urgently needed, union says

Nurses should never have to ‘finish your career on the same salary band as you started’

Newly registered nurses describe work culture as full of fear, anxiety and exhaustion

Report on challenges for newly qualified nurses and midwives calls for changes in NHS

Nursing associates celebrate five years of service in NHS

Nursing leaders praise benefits the role brings to the health service and patient care

Rise in nurse numbers ‘has not kept pace with demand for care’

Health think-tank also says growth in staff has not been spread evenly across NHS

Thousands of nursing shifts lost due to stress and anxiety

Unsafe working conditions pinpointed as union warns of burnout and mental health concerns

‘Anger and frustration’ of nurses may spark more strikes over pay

Union warns that Northern Ireland’s nurses could take further industrial action

Care home slammed for listing nurse-level skills in ad for nursing associate

Nurses have criticised employers for looking for a ‘cheap, expendable’ workforce

Don’t put agency nurses in position of providing strike cover, unions’ leader urges

Ban on use of temp staff to fill in for strikers must stay, say TUC and agencies’ body

Nurses skipping meals, going into debt to pay for their training

Many pay for training with loans or savings as employers fail to do so, says report

Award for nurse whose quick thinking saved man with severe saw injuries

Alice Chappell has been recognised for her lifesaving care at a minor injuries unit

Nursing associates set to be introduced in Wales

Band 4 role will mirror that in England but RCN cautions against exploitation

Could breaking away from Agenda for Change really unblock your access to higher pay?

Some NHS nurses say current pay structure fails to recognise full scope of modern nursing

Hospital appoints lead sepsis nurse to educate staff on warning signs after boy’s death

Nurse will support patients, families and colleagues to detect and treat cases quickly

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