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Man aged 102 to attempt record 17-storey abseil for nursing charity

RAF veteran will abseil down side of Royal London Hospital to raise money for RCN Foundation

Nurse in court for ill-treatment and inappropriate sedation of patients

Catherine Hudson is on trial after a nursing student raised concerns

‘Letby case shows why NHS must empower nurses to speak out when they have a gut feeling’

Nurse whose grandson was cared for by the killer says NHS hierarchy stifles concerns

Nurses’ views sought on improving recruitment and retention

Survey feedback will inform improvements to working conditions and nursing vacancies

Sexual safety charter: 10 pledges to address abuse of NHS nurses

Employers have been urged to sign up to the ‘zero-tolerance’ charter

Letby: freedom to speak up rights to be strengthened across NHS

Move prompted by delays in addressing concerns raised by whistleblowers about Letby

Undergraduate bursary in exchange for promising to stay in the NHS to be extended

Financial support scheme is confirmed for a further year after future had been uncertain

Apply now for an education and development grant to take your career to the next stage

RCN Foundation has awards for nurses, nursing associates, students and support staff

Deadlock ends as RCN Wales members vote to accept pay offer

Welsh Government’s offer included improvements to flexible working and overtime payments

Students to see rise in clinical placement expense allowances

Boost in travel and accommodation reimbursement falls short of help students need – union

Safe staffing strikes: September dates set at four London trusts

Nurses set to join Unite walkouts in ongoing dispute over fair pay and compromised care

Letby inquiry gets power to compel witnesses to give evidence

Public inquiry into crimes by neonatal nurse will aim to ensure lessons are learned

NMC plans new free speech and social media guidance

Nurse removed from register for saying Tory voters ‘do not deserve to be resuscitated by NHS’

NHS pay must rise if long-term workforce plan is to succeed, says IFS

Workforce targets will only be met if salaries are able to attract and retain staff

Labour vows to get tough on NHS managerial misconduct in wake of Letby case

Managers will be disbarred for serious misconduct under Labour government, says Wes Streeting

Consultation launched on law that could see striking nurses sacked

Ministers seek views on how anti-strike law should work but unions still pledge to oppose it

Nurse pushes for £25k compensation after unfair dismissal

Tribunal rules that research nurse Clare Jackson’s down-banding amounted to unfair dismissal

Nurses encouraged into research to improve patient safety

Combining clinical practice with research would also boost job satisfaction