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Nurse training and education standards: is there anything you’d like to see change?

NMC survey asks for your views on issues including minimum entry requirements

RCN urges nurses to help achieve UN’s goals on health and the environment

College marks World Health Day with call to support sustainable development goals

Friend of nurse who died of COVID-19 wins nursing scholarship in her memory

Award will help clinical support worker to realise her career ambition to qualify as a nurse

Scottish pay deal: unions advise nurses to reject 4% offer

RCN recommends members vote against it as GMB Scotland calls for 15% rise

Call bells and sexism: what nurses say about gendered dress-and-cap symbols

Nurse prompts Twitter debate on impact of out-dated imagery on bedside buzzers

RCN offers nurses ‘campaign’ training ahead of possible strike ballot

Online course will teach nurses how they can campaign for significant pay rise

Unsafe in our ICU: more than 200 nursing staff call on trust to take action

Critical care staff prompt RCN’s written appeal over nurse-patient ratios and burnout

Nurse pay and benefits: enough of the applause and empty plaudits, says think thank

IPPR warns that government must improve workforce strategy to retain healthcare staff

NHS pay: can posters in windows change ministers’ minds on a 1% deal?

Unions urge public to show their support for a ‘proper’ pay increase for nurses

Backdated holiday pay for NHS nurses: unions reach money deal over ‘historic error’

Nurses have been out-of-pocket after employers ignored regular overtime in payroll...

Virtual fitness to practise hearings will continue beyond COVID-19, says NMC

RCN pledges to work with regulators to ensure virtual hearings maintain fairness

Nurses in England face pay-rise inequality as counterparts in Scotland get better offer

NHS pay proposal in Scotland ‘should shame’ Boris Johnson into improving plan for England

Nurses want better staffing rather than a pay rise, claims care minister

Helen Whately defends ‘insulting’ 1% pay offer as study reveals impact of austerity on nurses

ICU nurse who pleaded with panic buyers in pandemic ‘not sure’ she will stay in nursing

One year on, Dawn Bilbrough reflects on the emotional toll on nurses of COVID-19

Children’s health: RCN chief says all schools should have a dedicated nurse

School nurses have vital role in promoting healthier children's lifestyles

Nurses felt unable to challenge DNACPR decisions, regulator finds

CQC says some lacked confidence to confront doctors over decisions in COVID-19 first wave
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RCN Nursing Awards 2021 open for entries: who will be named nurse of the year?

Individuals and teams invited to nominate across 15 award categories

Remember what you owe to nurses, Boris Johnson told

RCN contrasts ‘measly’ pay suggestion with prime minister’s praise for his own COVID-19 care

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