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Pay offer of 3% for Northern Ireland nurses

Offer in line with pay review body recommendation but won’t reach pay packets until November

GOSH issues badges to help ‘empower’ overseas nurses

London hospital wants to stress that nurses new to UK are highly skilled

We resign: more than 200 nursing staff quit trust in six months

Departures from NHS are no surprise – given the pressures nursing staff face, says union

Nurses urged to have their say as RCN opens ballot on England and Wales 3% pay deal

RCN, Unison, GMB and Unite all have open ballots that could pave the way to further action

After being spat at, grabbed and hit, nurse urges NHS staff to report attacks on Datix

Incidents go unreported because many nurses don’t know how, warns Stephen McKenna

Fluid monitoring must improve, CQC tells two hospitals after discovering multiple lapses

Staff frequently failed to complete fluid balance charts – even after coroner’s warning

New nursing student numbers up 8% on last year’s university intake

More than 26,700 students will begin nursing programmes amid ‘pandemic effect’

Nursing associate fronts HIV awareness campaign

The Terrence Higgins Trust campaign highlights achievements of people with HIV

District nurse vows to continue working after £5 million lottery win

Louise Drake from West Lothian says her work cannot be postponed

Shocking abuse from patients recounted by NHS staff in video

Employers urge staff to report aggressive or racist incidents as vaccine rollout continues

PPE: Morecambe Bay Hood lets nurses communicate while staying safe from COVID-19

The device was developed by the local NHS trust, sewing firm Lancastle and BAE Systems

NMC’s controversial overhaul of post-registration standards – what happens next

Standards in five fields of practice could be amalgamated, under regulator’s proposal

Microaggression at work: hospital staff told to use 'Western' names

Accountability, not just training, needed to tackle discrimination, says equality campaigner

Vote now: who will be the RCN Nursing Awards 2021 Patient’s Choice?

Our six finalists were nominated by members of the public for their outstanding care

Nurse chiefs slam ‘vile’ online abuse of healthcare staff

Call follows threatening tweets made to Royal College of Midwives chief executive

Nursing in the Paralympics: the team finally heading to Tokyo after a year’s delay

Group will fly out to support ParalympicsGB athletes following exhaustive preparations

Emotional support for nurses facing FtP proceedings – by registrants who’ve been there

Wanted: volunteer buddies for those facing NMC or workplace investigations

Nurse carjacked after leaving work – appeal for witnesses

Did you see the ‘traumatic’ incident that took place near the Mater Hospital in Belfast?