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NHS workforce plan: can it boost nurse numbers without proper focus on retention?

Long-awaited plan for NHS in England needs more detail on how it will be delivered

How empty student accommodation is being turned over for use by NHS nurses

Flats for rent near hospital will help trust recruit and retain staff, many from overseas

Lucy Letby: claim of targeted attack on baby boy ‘completely unrealistic’

Nurse’s defence barrister insists there is no evidence she contaminated bags of IV feed

Student money worries: ‘I often don’t eat so I can feed my children’

Survey finds two-thirds of nursing students have considered leaving course due to finances

Welcome to the UK: trusts join forces to help nurses from overseas settle in

Support package includes 30 days’ free housing, a month’s bus pass and money advice

‘Shocked, angry and deflated’: nurses react to ballot after losing strike mandate

Social media posts show a profession let down by trade union laws and postal vote failures

Nursing Live: Michael Rosen will ‘express my gratitude’ to nurses at event

The poet and broadcaster will discuss his COVID-19 experience and the care he received

Lucy Letby: defence sums up by rounding on ‘poor’ scientific evidence

Research paper in prosecution case is unsafe basis for conviction, says defence barrister

Thousands of nurses who voted to carry on striking blocked by ballot turnout rules

Large majority of NHS members in RCN ballot voted to press ahead with further walkouts

Summer strikes paused as fresh talks agreed – but pay off the table

July strikes have been paused as Welsh Government agrees to discuss current deal

Lack of PPE due to planning for wrong type of pandemic, inquiry told

Rosemary Gallagher also says government failed to consult nurses when pandemic planning

UK struggles to keep its nurses as emigration fuels ‘strikingly low’ workforce numbers

Far more nurses move to practise in Australia and New Zealand than the other way round

Nurses ‘taking HCA roles to avoid risk of blame over compromised care’

Some fear they will be struck off over care given in overstretched settings, says professor

Claims some RCN ballots never arrived cast doubt over further strikes

RCN members vent their frustration at papers not received or received too late

Anti-strike bill: MPs again reject changes to protect nurses’ jobs

The House of Lords amendments would allow nurses to strike without fear of the sack

Lucy Letby falsified records to cover her tracks, jury told

Prosecutor says the accused nurse lied when she said she did not remember baby who died

Senior NHS staff must be held to account for racist culture, warns equality campaigner

Anti-racism policies will fail without accountability at the top, says Neomi Bennett

ED and discharge pressures: solution lies in staffing, not ambulance hubs, say nurses

Nurses voice doubts that hubs and discharge lounges can clear bottlenecks in acute care