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Fabricant refuses to withdraw claim of nurses drinking in staff rooms

MP responds to RCN complaint that his remarks are demoralising for the profession

Agency nurse struck off for using derogatory language and slurs

Nurse Fionnuala O’Neill struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council

‘Modest’ NHS mileage top-up will help cushion impact of petrol price hike

Only staff in Scotland benefit, amid calls for UK-wide help for NHS and social care staff

Year-long nurse bursary extension not good enough, says union

RCN criticises the Welsh Government’s lack of commitment to long-term funding

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

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

Hospital staff protest against closure of affordable on-site nurseries

Nurses may be forced to quit as closures come amid cost of living crisis, warns Unison

Florence Nightingale Museum to reopen on her 202nd anniversary

Celebration of nurse’s legacy will display its most impressive collection of items yet

COVID-19 social distancing is scrapped in the NHS

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

Many nursing students could be owed thousands in benefits due to DWP miscalculations

RCN study finds half of nursing students with children are owed Universal Credit payments

Hundreds of overseas nurses recruited in Scotland

But Scottish Government initiative is dismissed as a ‘drop in the ocean’ by RCN

Meet the nurses who went from watching Casualty to helping to write it

BBC competition winners will use their knowledge of the profession to help shape storylines

Nurse starts petition demanding PM resign over lockdown parties

Matthew Tovey is angry Boris Johnson broke rules while nurses worked to keep people safe

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

NHS report finds nurses more likely to be bullied by colleagues since the pandemic

Female black and ethnic minority nurses are most likely to be targeted by co-workers

Things that go bump in the night: nurses recount ghostly stories

When Nursing Standard asked nurses to share their experiences, spooky tales came flooding in

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