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NHS reliant on unpaid overtime and goodwill of staff, review body says

Pay Review Body says staff will struggle to cope unless changes are made

Public health green paper published, but ‘buried’, says RCN

Plans include steps to tackle smoking, obesity and mental health issues

Advice for nurses and employers as UK faces heatwave

RCN says staff must have time to rehydrate and take breaks in warm weather

Sepsis: hospital admissions in England have more than doubled in three years

Commentators say figure could be due to rise in awareness of the condition

Unpaid overtime and reliance on agency nurses in Wales must stop, RCN says

College briefs government with aim of informing its forthcoming workforce strategy

NMC revalidation data highlights diversity among NHS nurses and midwives

More than one third of nurses in the care home sector were trained outside the UK

What do you want the new prime minister to do for nurses?

We need your views on what actions they should take to benefit the profession

Singing children’s nurse moves viewers to tears in Great Ormond Street video

Patient's mother praises nurse Beth Porch as hundreds respond to moving clip on Twitter

Health and care services reaching tipping point, RCN warns

Nurses take their concerns over the NHS staffing crisis to parliament

Ambulance service appoints nurse ambassadors to promote profession to the public

North West Ambulance Service nurses will support colleagues’ career development too

Disinfectant fails to remove superbugs from hospital surgical gowns, study finds

Researchers find Clostridium difficile spores and advise robust infection control

Working nights: why nurses in London deserve a better deal on public transport

Campaign calls for nurses’ out-of-hours commutes to be quicker, cheaper and safer

Number of nursing student applications from England must rise faster, RCN says

New data show an increase of only 4% since last year – and a fall of 29% since 2016

'Undercover nurses' honoured in NHS Parliamentary Awards ...

West Herts safeguarding team help potential victims of sex trafficking

Petition aims to secure Nobel peace prize for two leprosy nurses

Austrian nurses devoted 40 years to caring for an ostracised community in South Korea

Successful nurse retention scheme now rolled out to whole of NHS in England

RCN says ‘investing in the workforce reaps dividends’

Fitness to practise cases: proposed changes ‘will benefit patients and nursing staff’

Planned legislation will allow regulator to make process faster and less punitive

‘Just and learning’ culture can reduce stress and bullying – new guidance

NHS Resolution says improving staff support will save NHS millions in compensation claims

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