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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Stop using ‘outdated’ language that disempowers patients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

Time to stop NHS blame culture and learn from failures, say MPs

Health and Social Care Committee report says NHS compensation system ‘not fit for purpose’

Fuel costs forcing nurses to look for jobs elsewhere

Higher mileage allowance needed to stem the drain on nurses’ finances, union says

Warning issued after nurse loses £45,000 in pension fraud

Cruel scam prompts warning to seek impartial guidance before moving pension savings

Target of 50,000 more nurses by 2024 is ‘missing the point’, says think tank

The King’s Fund says target needs to be based on expected rise in demand for health services

Fabricant refuses to withdraw claim of nurses drinking in staff rooms

MP responds to RCN complaint that his remarks are demoralising for the profession

Agency nurse struck off for using derogatory language and slurs

Nurse Fionnuala O’Neill struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council

‘Modest’ NHS mileage top-up will help cushion impact of petrol price hike

Only staff in Scotland benefit, amid calls for UK-wide help for NHS and social care staff

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