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Patient died after falling out of bed due to lack of nursing staff

Lack of nurses meant vulnerable patient did not receive care he needed despite staff requests

Lucy Letby: baby girl’s seizures did not happen naturally, court told

Baby with unexplained seizures is one of ten the nurse is accused of attempting to murder

Government urged to recognise long-COVID as an occupational disease

Parliamentary group says failure to offer nurses support will lead to more NHS tribunals

Nurse exodus includes many ‘leaving years before retirement age’

RCN report calls for urgent pay rises and funding for career development to aid retention

Two ‘much loved’ NHS nurses killed while on holiday in US

Tributes to nurses known for ‘kindness, empathy and enthusiasm’ who died in traffic accident

Nurses' strikes: emergency dept, intensive care and cancer nurses set to walk out

RCN tears up agreement to protect hospital areas from strikes as Barclay refuses to budge

Community nursing: give your views on draft education standards

Consultation looks at specific standards for different fields of practice

Would counting students’ competencies, not practice hours, sacrifice learning quality?

Idea of qualifying faster by a move away from clinical placements threshold sparks debate

Antiques Roadshow special to trace the history of nursing

The BBC show looks at early uniforms and stories from the Windrush generation of nurses

Lucy Letby: neonatal nurse murdered premature infant on fourth attempt, trial hears

Baby girl’s cries before death were ‘abnormal, a different kind of crying’, jury is told

Shortage of nurses stymies efforts to improve mental health services

Millions left struggling to access support, with lack of staff the biggest barrier

Nurses are lying if they say they need to use food banks, MP insists

Outspoken MP says no one earning £35,000 a year should need to rely on a food bank

Fears for NHS workforce as applications for nursing courses drop

Applications for undergraduate courses have fallen for a second consecutive year

Should qualifications be based on competency not clinical hours?

University Alliance suggests nursing students should be allowed to qualify on competency

Nurse who ran slimming clinics struck off for catalogue of errors

Regulator finds lapses including failure to calibrate scales used to weigh patients

Nurses’ strike live: walkouts enter their sixth day

Staff begin further day of action in bid to put pressure on ministers over NHS pay talks

Watch: see chants and support for nurses on picket lines

Nurses are receiving plenty of help from TV doctors, brass sections and more

Nurses’ strike live: news and pictures from day five

Nurses return to picket lines as fight for fairer pay and working conditions continues