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Petition prompts government to consider legal protection for ‘nurse’ job title

Ongoing campaign calls for law change to stop the use of the title for non-registered roles

Fitness to Practise: NMC prevents 501 inappropriate referrals in past year

Employer Link Service works with organisations to explore other options to resolve concerns

Dame Donna Kinnair resigns from RCN

College general secretary had been on extended sick leave following accident

Nurses and nursing students could get COVID-19 booster jab from September

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advises government to deliver booster jabs

Nursing students targeted in registration scam

Universities warn of fraudulent requests for £1,400 fee to join NMC register

Nursing staff who died in pandemic to be commemorated in multi-faith service

Online event is organised by members of the Nigerian Nurses Charitable Association UK

ICU nurses take on Channel swim to raise money for children’s charities

Evelina London Children’s Hospital staff hope to raise £60,000

Nurses win right to make unlimited flexible working requests

Unions agree deal aimed at ensuring better work-life balance for NHS staff

Shift patterns: survey wants nurses’ views on what works for them

Researchers hope results will provide detailed picture of shift lengths and preferences

New health and social care secretary must not insult us with 1% pay rise, say nurses

RCN urges Sajid Javid to ‘hold on to the fantastic nurses we’ve got’

Childcare and flexible working: tribunal’s ‘landmark’ decision over dismissed nurse

Nurse’s employment appeal prompts tribunal to point to ‘childcare disparity’ women face

RCN Nursing Awards 2021: find out who is on the shortlist

Our finalists showcase the best of nursing and the profession’s response to COVID-19

Hancock accused of failing to credit nurses in vaccine rollout

Contribution of general practice nurses, rather than GPs, ‘should be made explicit’

Hospital parking fine: nurse ‘absolutely disillusioned’ about possible court action

Deborah Das parked on a grass verge but says she can never find a parking space at her trust

Urgent investment needed as learning disability nurse numbers stall

Dire shortage in England's NHS could be putting patients’ lives at risk, RCN says

Hundreds of nurses who called charity helpline during pandemic had attempted suicide

Laura Hyde Foundation produces suicide prevention resource amid ‘mental health pandemic’

Nursing uniform in England could be standardised next summer

Consultation shows majority of nurses back a common NHS uniform – with one clear favourite

Nurse says celebrate NHS and ‘fight for its future’ at protests on its 73rd anniversary

Holly Turner urges staff to campaign for fair pay and patient safety on 3 July