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Almost half of last year’s new NMC registrants were trained overseas

NMC data has sparked concern over quick fixes and recruitment from red list countries

Nurse looks back and waves as she stands beside exit

We’re off: NMC reveals extent of exodus from register as many leavers blame pandemic

Find out reasons why nurses say they feel forced to turn their backs on their careers

Campaign reveals the laughably thoughtless gifts given to nurses by employers

Stale biscuits and patronising badges are among the tone-deaf rewards chosen during pandemic

Nurses ridicule idea of delaying retirement to plug gaps in care

Many nurses take to Nursing Standard’s Facebook page in response to NHS letter to retirees

Student loan interest rises: nurses told ‘Don’t panic’

Economist believes most nurses will not be affected – and explains why

Use International Nurses’ Day as time for reflection and self-care

Nurses are urged to think about their own health, and also use the day to celebrate nursing

Picture shows an injection being given by someone wearing gloves

Do's and don'ts of wearing gloves: help curb waste and avoid skin problems

To mark Glove Awareness Week, nurses are advised to change routines by reducing glove use

Menopause: shift work and long hours exacerbate symptoms

Nurses need better support to cope with menopause symptoms to enable them to stay in post

Tips to reduce glove use after 12.7 billion used during pandemic

During Glove Awareness Week, nurses are asked to think about glove use before every procedure

Government overseas nurse recruitment target branded ‘chaotic’

Reliance on overseas nurses to meet 50,000 target ‘chaotic’

We should invest and focus on domestic UK nursing staff, says leading nurse academic

Time to stop NHS blame culture and learn from failures, say MPs

Health and Social Care Committee report says NHS compensation system ‘not fit for purpose’

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Warning issued after nurse loses £45,000 in pension fraud

Cruel scam prompts warning to seek impartial guidance before moving pension savings

Mental health nursing risks being ‘lost’ as a profession, report warns

Recommended steps include supported development, career progression and incentives to stay

COVID-19 social distancing is scrapped in the NHS

Nurses no longer need to keep patients apart as pre-pandemic physical distancing returns

Nurse preceptorship review exposes inconsistencies in quality and duration

Programmes for newly qualified nurses should last at least a year, say researchers

Nursing associates, hailed as shapers of new role, celebrate revalidating for first time

First nursing associates, praised by NMC for forging a path, have shone during the pandemic

Nurses reveal shocking abuse they face from patients as backlog rises

Abuse blamed on frustrations due to stretched services, with pressure exacerbated by pandemic

Many nurses could tip over into debt in next six months, RCN warns

Learn about resources that can offer financial support, and tips for managing your finances

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