Keep up-to-date with the latest nursing headlines. If you know of a news story relevant to nurses that should be covered by RCNi, call 020 8872 3135 or email the newsroom.

Photo of Unite members striking outside Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London

Nurses to get new NHS pay award from today – but strikes continue

Eligible staff get 5% pay rise, while nurse members of Unite take to the picket line

Nurses' station of a busy hospital ward

Rise in NHS nurse numbers fails to dent huge vacancy list

A staffing emergency remains with over 40,000 nursing posts still unfilled in England

Photo of nurses striking outside Leeds General Infirmary; many staff in England in outsourced NHS services may miss out on pay rise

Thousands of nurses could miss out on NHS pay award

Many nurses in outsourced NHS services may find their employers cannot afford the pay rise

A nurse in Nigeria where there have been reports of healthcare services struggling due to international recruitment of nursing staff

Calls to end ‘backdoor’ nurse recruitment deals with red-list countries

UK should ‘move towards self-sufficiency’ says International Council of Nurses CEO

Young graduates standing in front of university building on graduation day

Plan to chop six months off nursing degree sparks criticism

Making students qualify in just 30 months could mean inferior education, say critics

Close up of Steve Barclay on Sky News

Barclay rules out improved pay offer for nurses after latest talks

Despite new meeting with RCN’s Pat Cullen, health secretary sticks to previous ‘final’ offer

Nurses check paperwork together, one explaining it to the other

Don’t treat us like numbers: why covering in unfamiliar settings comes with risk

Having transferrable skills doesn’t mean we’re all interchangeable, insist nurses

Mikey Denman, Caitlin Jodrell-Bell and Nivea Solema star in the new fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary series Rookie Nurses

Rookie Nurses: your new TV series binge watch follows newly qualified nurses

The BBC fly-on-the-wall series shows the highs and the lows of daily nursing life

Nurses on picket line in Cardiff hold placards bearing their 'fair pay' message

NHS pay offer imposed on staff as union insists only ‘meaningful’ talks can stop strikes

Most health unions accept 5%, but RCN holds out for offer ‘matching nurses’ value’

Photo of nurse Lucy Letby, accused of murdering seven babies

Lucy Letby: neonatal ward was ‘dirty’ and had raw sewage in sinks

Nurse accused of murdering seven babies claims unit was ‘potentially’ unsafe environment

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s recruitment campaign targets seasonal visitors with a 'That holiday feeling all year round' tagline

Wish you were here? Health board targets tourists to help fill nurse vacancies

The campaign comes after a ward at Tywyn Hospital was closed due to staff shortages

Open access
Nursing Live

Book your Nursing Live tickets now – they’re free, and it’s fabulous!

Enjoy live entertainment, well-being activities and fantastic learning opportunities too

Rise in overseas nurse recruits – but premature leavers cause concern

Latest NMC register data give ‘clear warnings about workplace pressures’, says regulator

Nurse suspended after claiming she was ‘too old’ to resuscitate critically ill resident

Maria Kasmai has been suspended for 12 months after failing to attempt resuscitation

MPs refuse to dilute anti-strike bill that could see nurses sacked

Attempts to change bill that could mean key workers risk dismissal are rejected in Commons

RCN summer strike ballot: voting starts

Members urged to vote ‘yes’ to achieve new mandate for industrial action in England

Is the promise of a golden hello the incentive you need when considering job options?

Struggling employers’ financial sweeteners point to continuing crisis in nurse staffing

Patient waits on urine-soaked sheets as emergency department runs 300% over capacity

An inspection of an ED found overcrowding and understaffing was putting patients at risk