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Don’t call us angels, call us professionals who deserve proper pay and recognition

Slump in nursing degree applications blamed on money worries and patronising attitudes

Bigger pay rise for nurses would make little impact on inflation

Report contradicts ministers and says double-digit pay rise would hardly affect inflation

Fear of repercussions stops overseas nurses raising concerns at work

Nurses silenced by worry over income and visa renewal, says guardian for freedom to speak up

Government accused of ‘reckless and cavalier’ approach to public sector pay

Pay deal disparity branded ‘an unnecessary slap in the face’ for nurses

Agency cover during strikes: High Court deals blow to ministers’ ‘anti-strike’ agenda

Health unions win legal challenge to law allowing temporary staff to cover nurses’ shifts

Nurses up to £6k out of pocket due to ‘woefully’ outdated mileage rates

District nurses are effectively subsidising employers for work-related journeys, says report

Nurses hit out at ‘worst pay rise in the public sector’

NHS deal lags behind offers for junior doctors, police, teachers and prison officers

Nursing apprenticeships popular as cheaper alternative to university, says NHS trust

Apprentice route oversubscribed, contrasting with university applications, MPs are told

Students shun nursing courses for computing degrees

New data show drop in numbers in UK, while applications for computing courses surge by 9%

Do you rely on agency shifts to top up your salary? If so, the NHS intends to stop you

It wants to prevent staff from taking agency work, in bid to curb spending on rota cover

Showcasing excellence in the profession, finalists unveiled in RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Awards attracted record entries and winners will be revealed at a ceremony in November

Should clinical placement hours be cut? Nurses views are divided

Students and nurses share their opinions on proposal to reduce placement time by 500 hours

Jury out in Lucy Letby murder trial

Nurse is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to murder ten others on neonatal unit

NHS staff don’t need lessons in resilience, they need to see action to prevent burnout

Mental ill health most common reason nurses call in sick, as absence levels hit new high

Nurse’s joyful reunion with the stranger on a train she rushed to save while off-duty

Hospital staff on Tube were able to administer immediate CPR after man’s heart attack

Oliver McGowan training: nurses invited for their views on programme’s code of practice

Code is designed to help ensure your practice complies with the law

Start talks with nurses on 2024-25 NHS pay deal in autumn, union urges government

Unison brands NHS pay review body a failure and calls on ministers to scrap it

Clinical placements: 500 hours may be cut to free up space for extra recruits

Nursing students may have placement requirements slashed in a bid to boost NHS workforce