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Health secretary Matt Hancock speaks from podium

Health secretary Hancock raises smiles over how ‘50,000 more nurses’ pledge is viewed

Minister was speaking at launch of Florence Nightingale Foundation academy

Image of sepsis

Sepsis now a bigger killer than cancer, study suggests

Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017

Tyspane care home in north Devon

Nursing home manager struck off for failing to act on abuse claims

NMC sanctions three former staff at Devon care home for patient neglect

RCNi Nurse Awards info

RCNi Nurse Awards 2020: deadline for nominations extended

Individuals and teams now have until 7 February to nominate themselves or a colleague

RCN Northern Ireland director, Pat Cullen, with striking members on a picket line in Belfast

Nurses’ strikes suspended: RCN and Unison to consult members on pay and staffing deal

Unions suspend industrial action after securing offer in crunch talks with health minister

Picture shows a young woman looking at a screen. Nurses are urged to share stories of front-line care delivery in an RCN survey.

Share your stories of working on nursing’s front line

Nurses are urged to share stories of front-line care delivery in an RCN survey

illustration titled 'listening to your concerns' shows speech bubbles that read 'freedom to speak up'

Nurse whistleblowing cases up almost 70%

Bullying and patient safety among reasons for complaints to NHS freedom to speak up guardians

Professor Jean Orr, founder of the Queen's University Belfast School of Nursing and Midwifery

Tributes to Jean Orr, the nurse educator whose legacy is a culture of caring

Professor Orr founded the school of nursing and midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast

Robin Swann with government colleagues

Nurses in Northern Ireland offered pay parity with England and Wales

Government also gives commitments on safe staffing following historic strike action

striking nurses and other NHS staff outside the Ulster Hospital

Nurses’ pay dispute: unions to meet new health minister in bid to avert further strikes

Fresh hope for end to pay and staffing dispute in Northern Ireland

Picture shows a child sleeping. Scientists say a blood molecule could be used in a test to show if children get enough sleep or are susceptible to certain health conditions.

Blood test could show if children get enough sleep

Researchers say test could also show if children are susceptible to certain health conditions

woman lies on a hospital trolley in front of a window in a hospital reception area

Corridor care: how it’s becoming the new normal for many nurses

Nurses reveal the risks they are witnessing to patient safety and dignity

Pay parity for nurses in Northern Ireland within reach under proposed deal

UK and Irish governments table power sharing deal with commitments on NHS pay and staffing

NHS England dismisses study claiming 26% of referrals to CAMHS are rejected

The NHS says think tank’s claims are flawed and based on wrong assumptions

Don’t forget to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Grab the chance to promote nursing’s excellence, compassion and commitment

Corridor nursing: share your experiences in our online survey

Nursing Standard wants your views on ‘corridor care’ as emergency attendance hits record high

Strike action: NHS nurses in Northern Ireland stage second 12-hour walkout

One nurse says staff are ‘at the point of complete burnout’

Assaults on nurses: RCN calls for more detail on number of prosecutions

College says Crown Prosecution Service data fails to specify job roles of emergency workers

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