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Nurses in the Isle of Man to be balloted on their willingness to accept 4% pay offer

RCN is demanding rise of 15% and may hold further votes on possible industrial action

Take part in an awareness day on moisture-associated skin damage

Join nurses on 17 March in the campaign to increase knowledge of the skin condition

Prioritise nursing vacancies in Scotland NHS now, leaders urge

Audit Scotland says service ‘not financially sustainable’ as nation moves out of pandemic

Unions slam proposal to limit pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff to 3% next year

Government recommendation creates false choice between fair pay and safer staffing, RCN says

‘Nurse’ job title needs protection, campaigners say in complaint to statistics agency

Demand for ‘registered nurse’ to be used in official data for safety and to avoid confusion

Axing self-isolation and free testing ‘irresponsible’, say nurses

Unions accuse the government of abandoning most vulnerable by ditching COVID-safety rules

Fitness to practise: nurses who engage poorly with process may face harsher sanctions

Research finds input at an early stage can make a positive difference to the outcome

End of COVID restrictions: will ‘living with COVID’ mean accepting greater risk?

Nurses yet to hear how scrapping of infection prevention rules in England will affect them

Agency nurses targeted by ‘unscrupulous’ tax avoidance schemes

HMRC warns that majority of these plans do not work and nurses often end up paying more

As Storm Eunice rages across UK, community nurses are advised to carry an emergency pack

Nurse are told: take an extra coat, warm clothes and charge your phone in case you get stuck

Pay packets to shrink for many nurses due to NHS pension changes

Changes in contributions called a step too far but top earners and part-timers will benefit

Scrapping COVID rules would be gung-ho and a leap in the dark, say health leaders

Will you feel safe at work with no fresh guidance on infection prevention and control?

Drop in applications for university nursing degree courses

UCAS figures show 10% decrease from last year's record-breaking number of candidates

Government rejects calls to address nurse burnout and shortage

Unions say government focus is on cost ‘above all else’ instead of NHS workforce

Unions condemn refusal to introduce safe staffing law on nurse-patient ratio in England

Onus will remain on employers at local level despite legislation in other UK nations

Potential to sack nurses with long-COVID ‘immoral and unfair’

Campaigners respond to NHS guidance that states employers review staff who have been off sick

Retired nurses who returned to work during pandemic may have pension protection extended

Consultation could see safeguard extended to October for retirees who answered calls to help

NHS pay ballot: have nurses moved one step closer to taking industrial action?

Resounding vote by RCN members in Northern Ireland’s NHS makes their discontent clear

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