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Hospital food: Unison survey highlights unappetising reality of nurses’ mealtimes

Union hits out at poor facilities and lack of basics like water and healthy snacks
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RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: find out who is in the finals

We reveal this year’s shortlist of fabulous nurses, healthcare assistants and teams

New guidance offers advice on alleviating staff stress and improving mental well-being

Health Education England aims to help nurses ‘deal with the pressures they often face’

Poopology: the board game that teaches staff about diarrhoea management

New learning tool embeds knowledge and ‘brings fun into teaching sessions’

Emergency department waiting times: NHS announces trial sites for new targets

A&E staff will be testing one-hour treatment target for the most critical presentations

Nurse shortages present a ‘major obstacle’ to NHS Long Term Plan

MPs also warn that financial health of NHS is worsening

The nurses who won’t feel the benefit of three-year pay deal uplift

Northern Ireland salaries slipping further behind rest of the UK, RCN warns

Knife crime risk: government proposes legal duty for nurses to raise concerns

Consultation suggests staff should report warning signs among young people

Lack of empathy and advice for nurses at work can make their back pain worse

An unsupportive workplace exacerbates musculoskeletal disorders, a study of nurses found

Assistant practitioners are being ‘overlooked and pushed to one side’

Some feel the introduction of nursing associates threatens their role

Threat of strike action averted as nurses win fight for pay parity

Jersey nurses dug their heels in because they’re paid less than allied health professionals
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Give YOUR views in major survey by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie

Nurses can share their experiences of caring for people at the end of life

Fitness to practise process ‘damages nurses’ careers’, regardless of outcome

Survey finds many exonerated nurses leave the profession or return to a lower position

Why more than 160,000 nurses have walked away from the NHS since 2010

Working in the NHS is taking its toll on nurses' work-life balance, Labour claims

Safe staffing: train senior nurses to make complex decisions on numbers, review urges

National Institute for Health Research says ward leaders are key to patient safety

University Twitter campaign aims to make nursing more appealing to men

Glasgow Caledonian University wants to redress gender imbalance among nursing students

Warning over negligence claims as NHS waiting lists grow

Longer waits for treatment may cause patients harm, says National Audit Office

NMC responds to criticism over lack of support in fitness to practise cases

New measures will include mental health support and option of legal assistance

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