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‘What should I bring to the picket line?’, nurse asks Twitter

Social media inundated with suggestions as thousands of nurses prepare to strike next week

Image of a senior nurse talking to two nursing students

‘Deeply troubling’ slump seen in students joining nursing courses this year

Degree courses attracted 3,200 fewer students, blamed on poor treatment of the profession

Sunak branded ‘out of touch’ for pledging to curb nurses’ strikes

Unions criticise prime minister's talk of tough laws to prevent ‘unreasonable’ strikes

Paul Grayson

Nurse who sexually assaulted unconscious patient is struck off

Paul Grayson secretly filmed patients and colleagues and caused ‘physical and emotional harm’

Sheila Sobrany has been elected the RCN’s next president

RCN president-elect: I have racism, discrimination and college’s culture in my sights

Nurse lecturer Sheila Sobrany sets out how she hopes to support profession after poll win

Pension reforms aim to attract retired nurses back to work

Proposed changes will give returning staff more flexibility while protecting their finances

Lucy Letby

Lucy Letby accused of attempted murder of 100-day-old girl

Nurse’s alleged attack took place during a night shift at Countess of Chester Hospital

Nurses Julie Lamberth and her sister publicise RCN pay and staffing campaign

I’m out: tearful nurse’s nightmare night shift is final straw that ends 30-year career

Caring for 19 patients on her own drove ‘excellent’ nurse to quit her job and profession

Trusts address nurse retention by introducing career catch-up chats

Please don’t go! How ‘stay conversations’ are managing to boost nurse retention

Trusts’ regular one-to-one discussions aim to head-off potential resignation issues

Zahawi ridiculed over claim nurses’ strikes will aid Putin

Nurses criticise Nadhim Zahawi for reframing their strike in light of war in Ukraine

ICUs and high dependency units exempt from nurses’ strike action

RCN confirms that chemotherapy, dialysis and critical care units won’t be affected by strike

A nurse immunises a child against measles at a clinic in the town of Chitungwiza, 20km from the Zimbabwe capital of Harare

Nurses coming to work in UK after ‘forced migration’ from Zimbabwe

Thousands of nurses faced with broken agreements and withheld pay have flocked to the UK

Lucy Letby: infant ‘received IV feed contaminated with insulin’

Nurse accused of attempting to murder baby by injecting synthetic insulin into his nutrition

Nurse vacancies continue at record high of more than 47,000

NHS Digital data reveals a rise of more than 600 vacancies since the end of June

Season’s greetings – and a reminder to get your jabs 

Nurses urged to get covid booster and flu jabs to ease staff sickness as winter approaches

Health department blasted over ‘misleading’ chart on nurses’ pay

Scathing condemnation by UK statistics boss says chart exaggerates previous pay rises

Nurses set to vote on government’s ‘best and final’ pay offer

RCN Scotland members have between 5 and 19 December to let the college know their position

International recruitment: almost half of new registrants were educated abroad

Employers urged to make workplaces more inclusive to help nurses from overseas thrive

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