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Nurse ordered to be struck off after refusing to take English test

Colleagues worried poor English put patients at risk but she said she’d done nothing wrong

Only hours left for nurses to have their say on revised pay offer

Ballot closes at 9am on 14 April, with RCN saying pay talks will not reopen if it is rejected

Experienced overseas nurses forced to take entry-level roles in NHS

Dashed hopes of career progression leave many feeling heartbroken by treatment in UK

Off-duty nurse recalls saving a grandfather’s life on school run

Sam Moynes swung into ‘work mode’ when Geof Turner went into cardiac arrest

Big rise in nurses trying to take their own lives due to burnout

Hundreds of nurses driven to ‘point of no return’ last year, says mental health charity

Recruitment drive for 900 overseas nurses to plug staff shortages

Swansea Bay University Health Board hopes move will slash annual agency bill by £1.5 million

Failed pay talks leave nurses no closer to new deal

Nurses in Northern Ireland left in limbo as talks stall and parity with England unclear

Nurses’ well-being: would discount meals at work help?

One trust provides free breakfasts and cut-price dinners to help cope with cost of living

A four-day week for NHS staff? Here’s what nurses think

Nursing Standard readers share their views on the proposal, with opinions divided

Nurse stars in inspirational choir of worldwide healthcare staff

Choir formed to raise spirits amid COVID meets in Geneva to mark WHO anniversary

Nurse to pay £55k over nursing home resident deaths

Caroline Taylforth had pleaded guilty to two counts of causing avoidable harm

Trust’s chocolate incentive leaves a bitter taste with nurses

The promise of sweet treats for performing quick patient discharges drew fire on Twitter

Anti-strikes bill could see nurses struck off, union warns

Anti-strikes Bill could see nurses face FtP charge by NMC if it becomes law, says Unite

RCN calls in cyber security firm amid claim signatures on a petition were falsifed

Petition called for no-confidence vote on college’s leadership following NHS pay offer

Agency staff bill exceeds £26 million in just three months

Scottish Labour reveals ‘unsustainable’ spending including cover for 34,000 nursing shifts

Lucy Letby trial: colleagues recall how staff stabilised infant after his sats dropped

Neonatal nurse accused of attempting to murder baby boy by injecting air into his stomach

Pay spine for nursing could create tension between nurses and other NHS staff groups

Unions and nurses voice fears over RCN’s bid to secure an NHS pay scale for nursing staff

Emergency nurse resigns on Twitter, saying he can’t face working in NHS any longer

Nurse tags MPS in early morning tweet citing anxiety about working in ‘broken’ care system