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Exclusive: ‘Golden hellos’ could ease recruitment crisis, says peer

Shape of Caring review author Lord Willis says employers need to find ways to attract people...

Long working hours increase risk of developing heart condition, study shows

Working long hours increases the risk of developing a dangerous irregular heartbeat,...

Plans to strengthen NHS against threat of cyber attacks

The government is pledging an extra £21 million for cyber security across the NHS in the...

Charity reveals ‘shameful’ rise in nurses seeking financial help

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust received nearly a third more calls from nursing staff in the first...

Cross-party peers back calls to scrap the cap

House of Lords to debate the public sector pay cap, as cross-party group calls for...

Fall in nursing degree applications sparks call for action

The number of nursing degree applicants to universities in the UK has fallen by 19% in the...

Nominate a health hero

Our Health Heroes Awards recognise healthcare support workers, apprentices and teamwork.

Breast care nurses trained in CBT to help treat hot flushes

Nurses will deliver talking therapy to breast cancer patients in a study aimed at improving...

NHS organisations reveal thousands of job vacancies – with some unfilled for months

Some NHS hospital organisations have more than 1,000 staff vacancies while others have left...

Nurse struck off after falsely claiming to be a leading surgeon

A nurse who lied to his wife and friends for seven years about being a leading surgeon has...

Lib Dem MP criticises partial diversion of funds meant for children's mental...

Failure to deliver on promised funding is ‘disgusting’, Norman Lamb said.

'Summer of protest has only just started'

RCN warning after government insists pay cap will stay

NHS facing serious challenges to maintain standards of care – report

The NHS faces 'serious challenges in maintaining standards of care', with senior managers...

Jeremy Hunt under fire for voting against scrapping pay cap

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked how the government can afford a £1 billion deal...

RCNi seeks new board chair

Nursing Standard publisher RCNi is looking for a new chair to provide the board with clear...

Standards for nursing associates to be drawn up by NMC

Professional standards for the work of nursing associates will be drawn up by the Nursing...

Pressure mounting on government to scrap pay cap

The RCN’s summer of protest is set to continue amid mounting pressure on the government to...

Now's the time to nominate exemplary nurses for Kate Granger awards...

Chief nurse urges more nurses to nominate colleagues and teams for Kate Granger...

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