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Boost in mental health nurse numbers should be urgent concern for government – report

Delayed NHS workforce plan needs to treat mental health nursing as key priority

Barclay rules out improved pay offer for nurses after latest talks

Despite new meeting with RCN’s Pat Cullen, health secretary sticks to previous ‘final’ offer

Don’t treat us like numbers: why covering in unfamiliar settings comes with risk

Having transferrable skills doesn’t mean we’re all interchangeable, insist nurses

NHS pay offer imposed on staff as union insists only ‘meaningful’ talks can stop strikes

Most health unions accept 5%, but RCN holds out for offer ‘matching nurses’ value’

Lucy Letby: neonatal ward was ‘dirty’ and had raw sewage in sinks

Nurse accused of murdering seven babies claims unit was ‘potentially’ unsafe environment

Wish you were here? Health board targets tourists to help fill nurse vacancies

The campaign comes after a ward at Tywyn Hospital was closed due to staff shortages

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Rise in overseas nurse recruits – but premature leavers cause concern

Latest NMC register data give ‘clear warnings about workplace pressures’, says regulator

Nurse suspended after claiming she was ‘too old’ to resuscitate critically ill resident

Maria Kasmai has been suspended for 12 months after failing to attempt resuscitation

MPs refuse to dilute anti-strike bill that could see nurses sacked

Attempts to change bill that could mean key workers risk dismissal are rejected in Commons

RCN summer strike ballot: voting starts

Members urged to vote ‘yes’ to achieve new mandate for industrial action in England

Is the promise of a golden hello the incentive you need when considering job options?

Struggling employers’ financial sweeteners point to continuing crisis in nurse staffing

Nursing student cuts will ‘devastate patient care for years to come’

RCN members protest at Stormont in Belfast about loss of 300 training places

Ideas wanted: charity supporting nurses’ education and well-being invites your input

RCN Foundation appeals for nurses’ ideas about the help they’d like to see it offer

No sick pay, no pay rise, no incentive: independent sector falls far behind NHS

Calls for pay parity after RCN congress hears about pitiful private contracts for nurses

Lucy Letby: ‘I was isolated and expected to lie’ after leaving neonatal unit

Nurse tells court she had to pretend she wanted to move after ‘devastating’ allegations

Cutting nursing student numbers branded a ‘pound-foolish’ decision

Northern Ireland loss of 300 places will cause ‘irreparable damage’ to patient care, says RCN

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College’s congress votes on call to pursue affiliation with TUC