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Tributes to Jean Orr, the nurse educator whose legacy is a culture of caring

Professor Orr founded the school of nursing and midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast

Nurses in Northern Ireland offered pay parity with England and Wales

Government also gives commitments on safe staffing following historic strike action

Nurses’ pay dispute: unions to meet new health minister in bid to avert further strikes

Fresh hope for end to pay and staffing dispute in Northern Ireland

Corridor care: how it’s becoming the new normal for many nurses

Nurses reveal the risks they are witnessing to patient safety and dignity

Pay parity for nurses in Northern Ireland within reach under proposed deal

UK and Irish governments table power sharing deal with commitments on NHS pay and staffing

Don’t forget to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Grab the chance to promote nursing’s excellence, compassion and commitment

Corridor nursing: share your experiences in our online survey

Nursing Standard wants your views on ‘corridor care’ as emergency attendance hits record high

Strike action: NHS nurses in Northern Ireland stage second 12-hour walkout

One nurse says staff are ‘at the point of complete burnout’

Assaults on nurses: RCN calls for more detail on number of prosecutions

College says Crown Prosecution Service data fails to specify job roles of emergency workers

RCN survey will investigate nurses’ experiences of work-related skin damage

Nurses are invited to talk about their experiences of dermatitis in the workplace

Conviction rates for violent assaults on emergency workers on the decline in Scotland

Number of convictions for physical assaults under the Emergency Workers (Scotland) Act down
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Shine a light on the role of nurses in 2020

A look at events in nursing in 2020, the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Nurses named in New Year’s Honours: we’re proud, privileged and humbled

Nurses from diverse settings and specialties honoured for services to the profession

Nurses on night shifts to get free parking in England from 2020

Charges waived for nurses and other NHS staff on night shifts and some patients and parents
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RCNi’s new editorial advisory board chair named

Alison Dinning brings insights from clinical leadership and workforce development roles

Nursing students in England to receive £5,000 grant from next September

Prime minister announces further £3,000 a year for hard-to-recruit disciplines

Registered nurse numbers are on the rise – but retirement looms for many

Number of nurses approaching retirement age is growing quicker than the number of under-30s

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