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Baroness Frances O’Grady speaking in the House of Lords as Lord Collins looks on from the benches

House of Lords votes to protect nurses’ jobs from ‘bad’ anti-strikes bill

The Lords’ amendment would restore the right to strike without fear of disciplinary action

Photo of nurse answering phone on a busy ward. A new report calls for more managers to free up nurses' time to care for patients

More managers to handle admin could free up nurses’ time – report

Think tank sets out measures to address the ‘deep workforce crisis’ in the NHS

Photo of Lucy and partner Kevin receiving a blessing at St Christopher’s Chapel in Great Ormond Street Hospital

Nurse celebrates wedding day at hospital that cared for her as a child

Great Ormond Street Hospital’s chapel was perfect place to bless Lucy's marriage

Sign for Charing Cross Hospital in London, one of the hospitals run by the Imperial trust

We can’t afford to recruit: major London trust imposes jobs freeze as it battles debt

Imperial NHS Trust announces recruitment ban but admits the move is unsustainable

Lucy Letby denies ‘rooting in bin’ for resuscitation notes for baby boy

A paper towel used to record the drugs given was found during police searches at her home

NHS nurses taking strike action in London, an online petition calls for all NHS staff on Agenda for Change contracts to get the full government pay deal

Thousands call on government to extend full pay deal to nurses in all NHS settings

Petition gains momentum as furious nurses deemed ‘not NHS enough’ miss out

Striking nurses holding strike banners and RCN leader Pat Cullen on picket line in Cardiff

NHS strike: don’t be bullied back to work, union leader urges her members

Nurses are being ‘strong-armed’ by managers despite strike mandate, says RCN’s Pat Cullen

Staff at a hospital emergency department during the pandemic

Long-COVID forcing thousands of nurses to take time off

Latest figures shine a spotlight on issue affecting many NHS staff

Lucy Letby one of only two nurses who were on duty both days when two babies were harmed

Accused nurse agrees that insulin was given to the two boys, but says she did not do it

Photo of nurses on the picket line in Cardiff

Nurses’ strike in Wales: live news from the picket lines

RCN members are staging a 12-hour walkout after rejecting the government’s latest pay offer

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

Pat Cullen with striking nurses at St Thomas’ Hospital, London in December 2022

Sexism plays a part in pay talks, says Pat Cullen in TV fly-on-the-wall documentary

Nursing is treated differently in ‘bullyish’ talks because it’s 90% female, says RCN chief

NHS and social care sector risk collapse if ministers fail to address nurse shortage

Nursing leader issues grave warning as government’s NHS workforce plan continues to stall

Students slam ‘nightmarish’ plan to chop six months off nursing degrees

Bid to plug staffing gap with fast-track training could backfire, say overstretched students

Nurses to get new NHS pay award from today – but strikes continue

Eligible staff get 5% pay rise, while nurse members of Unite take to the picket line

Rise in NHS nurse numbers fails to dent huge vacancy list

A staffing emergency remains with over 40,000 nursing posts still unfilled in England

Calls to end ‘backdoor’ nurse recruitment deals with red-list countries

UK should ‘move towards self-sufficiency’ says International Council of Nurses CEO

Plan to chop six months off nursing degree sparks criticism

Making students qualify in just 30 months could mean inferior education, say critics