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Hospital infrastructure report reveals collapsed ceilings and sewage leaks

Poor state of repair at some NHS hospitals has seen operations delayed and patients moved
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Taurai Matare receives top accolade at the RCNi Nurse Awards for her outstanding leadership

Setting nurse-patient ratios saves lives and prevents burnout, ICN told

Researchers point to success of introducing strict nurse-patient ratios in US and Australia

Prince Charles launches nurse cadet scheme designed to widen access to profession

RCN Prince of Wales Nursing Cadet Scheme offers guided and experiential education

‘If we don’t protect nurses, we don’t have a health system’

WHO director general speaks out about violence and discrimination nurses face worldwide

How the vigilance of nurses can be harnessed in the fight against modern slavery

International Council of Nurses issues guide to help you spot signs a patient was trafficked

Global campaign to spot future nurse leaders begins

Nightingale Challenge aims to nurture leadership potential of nurses and midwives under 35

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

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