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Emotion and pride of nurses who marched in the Queen’s funeral procession

‘Honoured’ to represent profession at funeral for sovereign who was RCN patron for 65 years

Fair pay for nursing: RCN confirms rescheduled date for strike ballot

The ballot will now open on 6 October, with the union urging nurses to vote for a strike

'Night shifts prepared me' says nurse who queued to see the Queen

Senior sister moved by experience but other nurses disappointed at being unable to attend

World Health Organization warns of staffing crisis about to hit UK nursing workforce

One in five nurses nearing retirement with not enough nursing graduates to replace them

Blow for senior nurses as pay rise anomaly leaves many worse off

Delayed pay award puts some in new pension bracket, owing hundreds in backdated contributions

Protected nurse title: Office for National Statistics lists job terms as ‘registered’

The change has been welcomed by campaigners as a step towards formal legal recognition

Scotland extends hospital smoking ban to include fixed penalty notices for outdoor areas

People found smoking within 15 metres of healthcare settings will be issued £50 penalties

Unclear if nurses will get overtime pay for working on day of the Queen’s funeral

Clarity sought on pay for nurses who work on Monday’s bank holiday following Jubilee muddle

NHS discount service to provide nurses with free hand cream to help with damaged skin

Blue Light Card and skincare brand Nursem teamed up for this year’s National Eczema Week

Nurse pay: RCN delays strike ballot following Queen’s death

College suspends voting for potential industrial action over pay offer
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‘She lit up the room’ – nurse recalls effect of the Queen’s visit

In one of her final public engagements the Queen gave hope to patients at a hospice
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Queen’s Nurses pay tribute to their patron Elizabeth II

Holders of the prestigious nursing title discuss what the late monarch meant to them

Dramatic surge in nurses seeking help with money worries

‘Incredible’ rise in nurses accessing RCN’s resources for those in financial difficulty
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The Queen: the nation’s nurses pay tribute

UK nursing leaders express their gratitude for a sovereign who championed the profession

Nurses a glaring omission from new health secretary’s list of priorities

Thérèse Coffey infuriates nurses by failing to mention the profession among her priorities

Liz Truss dismisses nurses using food banks as ‘talking down’ NHS

RCN says nurses will be dismayed by the PM’s ‘dismissive response to the reality they face’

Don’t threaten nurses’ right to strike, new PM warned

Liz Truss faces huge resistance if she tries to curb right to take industrial action – TUC

Who is Thérèse Coffey, new health secretary appointed by Liz Truss?

The Suffolk Coastal MP and PM ally voted against protecting the title of ‘nurse’ in law

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