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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

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’

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

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