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Bullying in the NHS: steep rise in complaints about managers and other colleagues

Staff need to know concerns will be taken seriously as employers insist they’re doing more

Nurses laugh off expert advice to take a power nap during night shifts

Fatigue expert recommends a nap to stay vigilant but nurses say it wouldn’t be allowed

Permission to work flexible hours still a lottery for Scottish nurses

They lack full benefits of flexible working and must rely on supportive managers

As biggest rail strike in 30 years begins across the UK – will nurses be next?

Disputes are taking shape over NHS pay, with a warning that many experienced staff could quit

Tory peer blasts ‘scandalous’ rejection of thousands of would-be nursing students

‘Rationing’ of university places condemned with 35,000 potential nursing students turned away

One in five NHS staff looking for new job as living costs soar

Health unions say situation worsening by the week and more staff are turning to food banks

Suspended: Band 6 nurse who was obsessed with looking up people’s medical records

Her confidentiality breaches involved relatives, neighbours and a colleague

Heatwave looms: nurses warned to stay hydrated as temperatures soar

Employers told to give nurses time to refuel and rehydrate while on duty in hot weather

Nurses in Scotland set to consider final pay offer of 5%

Union says offer ‘falls far short of expectations of a fair pay award’

Nurses have endured a decade of falling wages, study finds

Health Foundation says pandemic and cost of living crisis necessitate a new approach to pay
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Finalists for the RCN Nursing Awards 2022 revealed

Shortlist announced for the awards that showcase the very best of the profession

Feeling menopausal? Don’t be embarrassed to ask for reasonable adjustments at work

Menopause symptoms are forcing women to give up on their careers, so employers must help

Soaring inflation means nurses face ‘miserly’ pay offer – TUC

Union warns that nurses’ real pay down £5,200 compared with 2010

Nursing students being ‘used and abused’ on placements

RCN congress votes to demand protection of supernumerary status for students

Employers failing nurses on flexible hours due to staff shortages

While a few trusts are trailblazing the practice, some nurses told ‘not to bother asking’

‘Gender-diverse patients face horrendously bad healthcare experience’

Nurses urged to challenge discrimination and poor care of trans and non-binary people

Exploited and lied to – how overseas nurses are mistreated when they come to work in NHS

Stories of unfairness prompt call to lobby trusts on ethical policies for overseas nurses

Racism in the NHS: promotion twice as likely for white nurses

RCN survey shows racism is rife and black and Asian nurses often miss out on promotion

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