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Nurse plans 300-mile charity cycle ride in memory of her mother

Fundraising journey is in honour of former RCNi Patient’s Choice winner Joanna O’Toole

‘Nurses cannot continue to be abused’

WHO chief nurse says recognising value is not just about money, but appreciating nurses’ work

Nurses ‘deserve more than a pat on the back’, ICN congress hears

Four-day conference focusing on challenges for nurses around the globe kicks off in Singapore

Nurses face pay cut as trust brings bank shift rates down to Agenda for Change levels

Basildon and Thurrock trust move could force nurses to seek better-paid work in London – RCN

RCN delivers giant letter on safe staffing to Matt Hancock

The letter was signed by thousands of nurses at this year’s congress

Call for more guidance on how to deal with potentially fatal button battery cases

Health professionals ‘need better decision-making tools’ related to swallowed batteries

Festival-goers warned over nitrous oxide risk

Nurses warn young people attending Glastonbury festival of the dangers of nitrous oxide

Rare bacteria outbreak kills 12 people

NHS Mid Essex CCG says infection control measures are in place after 32 reported cases

Nurses only able to afford a house in 3% of towns in the UK

Nurses are least able to afford a house in the UK compared with other key workers

NHS staff reveal extent of sexual harassment they face at work

Nurses and colleagues put up with harassment, believing bosses won’t take action – Unison

Flexible working in the NHS: we’ve got to make it happen, says chief executive

Simon Stevens tells NHS Confederation the nursing shortage is service’s biggest challenge

Race equality champion disputes claim that diversity on NHS boards is in decline

Yvonne Coghill says figures in NHS Confederation report ‘did not give a true picture’

Reflecting on practice can improve nurses’ well-being and enhance care, NMC says

Joint statement with other regulators gives advice on getting the most out of reflection

One-year extension of nursing bursary isn’t enough, RCN tells ministers in Wales

College criticises Welsh government’s repeated short-term commitments to student funding

Dear next prime minister: RCN members’ open letter to Conservative leadership candidates

Nurse activists’ bid to quiz Tory hopefuls on safe staffing, nurses’ pay, and student bursary

Nursing director struck off NMC register for bullying and aggression

Hazel Dinnie ‘frightened her staff to the extent that they considered leaving their roles’

Infection control in tattoo shops needs to be tightened up, says RCN

College backs call by Royal Society for Public Health for UK-wide rules on tattoo parlours

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