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Safer staffing and breaks – what nurses really need to reduce burnout

Nurses share their suggestions, which also include good work-life balance and better pay

‘I know of nurses from India living in terrible conditions’ in the UK

Spokesperson for Kerala nurses talks of multiple families crammed into small houses

Nurses offered COVID booster to prevent winter staff absences

Nurses made eligible for vaccination to protect NHS from absences due to the virus

Periods at work: trust offers free sanitary products to staff

Shropshire trust’s initiative aims to support people during the cost-of-living crisis

Lucy Letby jury told they can return majority verdicts

Jury has spent a month considering verdicts on nurse who denies murdering seven babies

Nurse burnout: ‘urgent action’ need to stop staff exodus

Report highlights 40% of nurses feel burned out at work and suggests solutions

Does your pay band match your competency and responsibilities?

NHS Pay Review Body calls for review on nurse bandings to be completed swiftly

Community team inappropriately used WhatsApp to share patient data

NHS Lanarkshire failed to put clear policies in place around the use of the app

International nurses tell of crying after shifts, trauma and racism

Report finds nurses trained overseas feel misunderstood and are treated unfairly

District and community nurses threaten new strikes after missing out on pay awards

Nurses lost thousands over technicality that deemed them not employed directly by NHS trusts

Warning over ‘catastrophic’ loss of mental health hubs to support nursing staff

Doubts over future funding for well-being hubs spark concern about effect on workforce

Community nursing: new standards aim to improve training

Queen’s Nursing Institute standards focus on skills needed in six specific fields

Noodle the dog helps autistic teen through fear of surgery

Girl is allowed take autism assistance dog Noodle with her into operating theatre

Nursing students may take on vaccine delivery to help tackle fall in uptake

MPs call for wider access to routine immunisations as uptake among children declines

NHS sickness absence remains stubbornly high, with anxiety and depression key factors

More than 575,000 working days lost in England due to nurses’ ill health in just one month

When a colleague dies by suicide: grieving staff need rapid support, guidance states

Trained teams should stand ready to support NHS staff in the aftermath of a suicide

Man died after doctors failed to consider nurse’s notes

An investigation found that David Harding died after signs of stroke were not considered

Research nurse wins compensation for unfair dismissal

Nurse fired by Bradford Institute for Health Research awarded £12,000 by appeal tribunal