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Make period products free for struggling nurses, say unions

Survey reveals nearly one quarter of people who menstruate struggle to afford sanitary items

We can’t afford to pay high parking charges for work, say nurses

Staff lodge official complaint about parking charges at Leighton Hospital, Crewe

Nurses react angrily to Sue Gray report on lockdown parties

Revelations in report on COVID breaches in Downing St prompt disgust among nurses

Should overseas nurses’ English language requirements be relaxed?

NMC consultation will look at whether English tests are overly difficult

Poorly paid nurses struggling to pay the rent or get a mortgage, MPs told

Sky high living costs forcing highly skilled nurses to quit, RCN leader tells Commons panel

Health inequalities: learning disability nurses need central role in new health checks

Programme aims to improve access to timely treatment in Scotland, in line with rest of UK

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

Hospitals set up food banks and emergency loans for nurses

RCN criticises the ‘outrageous state of affairs’ and demands fair pay for staff

RCN Library’s first post-COVID exhibition shows 100 years of learning disability care

From asylums to individualised care, exhibition provides insights into past practice

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

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

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

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