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Nurses hit out at ‘worst pay rise in the public sector’

NHS deal lags behind offers for junior doctors, police, teachers and prison officers

Nursing apprenticeships popular as cheaper alternative to university, says NHS trust

Apprentice route oversubscribed, contrasting with university applications, MPs are told

Students shun nursing courses for computing degrees

New data show drop in numbers in UK, while applications for computing courses surge by 9%

Do you rely on agency shifts to top up your salary? If so, the NHS intends to stop you

It wants to prevent staff from taking agency work, in bid to curb spending on rota cover

Showcasing excellence in the profession, finalists unveiled in RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Awards attracted record entries and winners will be revealed at a ceremony in November

Should clinical placement hours be cut? Nurses views are divided

Students and nurses share their opinions on proposal to reduce placement time by 500 hours

Jury out in Lucy Letby murder trial

Nurse is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to murder ten others on neonatal unit

NHS staff don’t need lessons in resilience, they need to see action to prevent burnout

Mental ill health most common reason nurses call in sick, as absence levels hit new high

Nurse’s joyful reunion with the stranger on a train she rushed to save while off-duty

Hospital staff on Tube were able to administer immediate CPR after man’s heart attack

Oliver McGowan training: nurses invited for their views on programme’s code of practice

Code is designed to help ensure your practice complies with the law

Start talks with nurses on 2024-25 NHS pay deal in autumn, union urges government

Unison brands NHS pay review body a failure and calls on ministers to scrap it

Clinical placements: 500 hours may be cut to free up space for extra recruits

Nursing students may have placement requirements slashed in a bid to boost NHS workforce

As NHS turns 75 today nurses are among those honoured in ceremony at Westminster Abbey

Procession features nurse carrying George Cross honouring NHS staff for their dedication

NHS 75: vital role of nurses since the birth of the health service

NHS celebrates 75th birthday but as always the need for more nurses remains a pressing issue

NHS at 75: ‘nurses will fight for its survival – but they and it deserve more’

Dedication and commitment of staff is what sustains the NHS, says RCN chief

Would choosing your shift patterns stop you from quitting?

Care home provider’s flexible policy has given nurses a better work-life balance

‘Where are the magic new staff coming from?’: nurses react to NHS workforce plan

Many question quality and viability of clinical placements as experienced staff quit

NHS workforce plan: can it boost nurse numbers without proper focus on retention?

Long-awaited plan for NHS in England needs more detail on how it will be delivered