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Striking nurses compare working in NHS to a war zone

Understaffing has triggered chaos, while amid deepening crisis nurses struggle to pay bills

Back on the picket lines: latest wave of industrial action starts this morning

NHS nursing staff brave bitter cold as they turn up the heat on ministers

MPs vote for ‘foolish’ anti-strike bill despite robust opposition

The Minimum Service Levels Strike Bill could put striking nurses’ jobs at risk

Nurses to strike again next month in ‘desperate bid’ to force talks

Nurses will stage strikes on 6 and 7 February unless government agrees to pay negotiations

Nurses’ strikes paused in Scotland after fresh proposal

Talks point to improved offer including one-off payment and accelerated pay deal next year

Help! Tell me why you still love your job, despite all the pressures in the NHS

Nursing student issues Twitter appeal, and nurses’ replies are inspiring

NHS pay talks: fresh strike dates imminent after unions reject one-off payment offer

Hopes of averting further nurses’ strikes in Wales end as RCN criticises ministers’ stance

Calling on nursing students to shore up crisis-hit NHS would be ‘a big mistake’

Number 10’s failure to rule out return to pandemic measure sparks warning from academic

Tell your manager if you’re struggling to cope as winter pressures mount, urges NMC

Your employer has a duty of care to you, and you need that more than ever, says regulator

Healthcare unions to boycott pay review body while current dispute unresolved

Unions call NHS review body too slow and demand direct talks with ministers in next pay round

Sturgeon: it will be ‘very hard’ to avert nurse strikes in Scotland

First minister says ‘we have no more money’ to increase pay offer, as RCN prepares to strike

Day of protest to target proposed anti-strike law

TUC plans events against law it fears could see nurses and others face dismissal for striking

Ministers introduce bill that could reduce nurses’ right to strike

Government’s Strikes Bill proposes to enforce NHS staffing quotas during industrial action

Food banks in your workplace: the no-questions-asked support too many staff need

Survey shows how NHS charities and employers are trying to alleviate workers’ food poverty

Promises of extra care home places mean little without adequate nurse staffing

Solve long-term workforce crisis ahead of trying short-term fixes, government is urged

Nurses snubbed at top-level meeting on NHS pressures

Emergency forum hosted by prime minister fails to invite nursing leaders, prompting criticism

Crunch talks on NHS disputes called ‘bitterly disappointing’

Downing St talks prompt anger over claim NHS staff must be more productive to earn pay rise

NHS pay: RCN leader calls on ministers to meet her ‘half way’

Union braced to sit down with government as it battles to get 2022/23 offer on the agenda