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Struck off: nurse convicted of assault, who failed to disclose crime to employer and NMC

FtP panel said ‘clearly remorseful’ bank nurse had been dishonest and lacked insight

Campaign reveals the laughably thoughtless gifts given to nurses by employers

Stale biscuits and patronising badges are among the tone-deaf rewards chosen during pandemic...

Nurse’s phone app helps people access local health services

Helen O’Connell developed the Treacle website and app to gather information in one place

Call for greater recognition on International Nurses’ Day

Four winners on why nurses ‘should always have a seat at the table’ when devising care policy

Attracting more men: is targeted recruitment key to unlocking growth in nurse numbers?

The nursing student cohort continues to be female-dominated thanks to stereotyping

Nurses ridicule idea of delaying retirement to plug gaps in care

Many nurses take to Nursing Standard’s Facebook page in response to NHS letter to retirees

Jailed: nurse who filmed unconscious patients’ genitals starts 16-year prison term

Paul Grayson abused trust of patients and staff at Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield

Student loan interest rises: nurses told ‘Don’t panic’

Economist believes most nurses will not be affected – and explains why

Use International Nurses’ Day as time for reflection and self-care

Nurses are urged to think about their own health, and also use the day to celebrate nursing

NHS urges retirees to stay longer to plug nursing gaps

Letter sent to trusts appeals for retiring and recently retired nurses to continue working

Do's and don'ts of wearing gloves: help curb waste and avoid skin problems

To mark Glove Awareness Week, nurses are advised to change routines by reducing  glove use

Overseas nurses’ much-needed skills are being squandered by tough language test rules

English language standards for foreign-trained nurses are needlessly harsh, study suggests

Menopause: shift work and long hours exacerbate symptoms

Nurses need better support to cope with menopause symptoms to enable them to stay in post

Tips to reduce glove use after 12.7 billion used during pandemic

During Glove Awareness Week, nurses are asked to think about glove use before every procedure

We are family! Three nurse sisters clock up 100 years in the NHS

‘Nursing must be in our blood,’ say siblings, who usually swap work stories at family events

Nurse speaks out as COVID-19 care home discharge policy ruled unlawful

Anita Astle says High Court decision is welcome but won’t ‘bring back loved ones’

Reliance on overseas nurses to meet 50,000 target ‘chaotic’

We should invest and focus on domestic UK nursing staff, says leading nurse academic

Stop using ‘outdated’ language that disempowers patients

Many ‘deeply ingrained’ phrases put blame on individuals, write authors of BMJ article

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