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Poorly paid nurses struggling to pay the rent or get a mortgage, MPs told

Sky high living costs forcing highly skilled nurses to quit, RCN leader tells Commons panel

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

Hospitals set up food banks and emergency loans for nurses

RCN criticises the ‘outrageous state of affairs’ and demands fair pay for staff

Hospital worker arrested after infant dies of suspected poisoning

Woman reported to be a nurse suspected of administering poison with intent to endanger life

Almost half of last year’s new NMC registrants were trained overseas

NMC data has sparked concern over quick fixes and recruitment from red list countries

We’re off: NMC reveals extent of exodus from register as many leavers blame pandemic

Find out reasons why nurses say they feel forced to turn their backs on their careers

Campaign reveals the laughably thoughtless gifts given to nurses by employers

Stale biscuits and patronising badges are among the tone-deaf rewards chosen during pandemic...

Attracting more men: is targeted recruitment key to unlocking growth in nurse numbers?

The nursing student cohort continues to be female-dominated thanks to stereotyping

Nurses ridicule idea of delaying retirement to plug gaps in care

Many nurses take to Nursing Standard’s Facebook page in response to NHS letter to retirees

Student loan interest rises: nurses told ‘Don’t panic’

Economist believes most nurses will not be affected – and explains why

Use International Nurses’ Day as time for reflection and self-care

Nurses are urged to think about their own health, and also use the day to celebrate nursing

NHS urges retirees to stay longer to plug nursing gaps

Letter sent to trusts appeals for retiring and recently retired nurses to continue working

Do's and don'ts of wearing gloves: help curb waste and avoid skin problems

To mark Glove Awareness Week, nurses are advised to change routines by reducing  glove use

Menopause: shift work and long hours exacerbate symptoms

Nurses need better support to cope with menopause symptoms to enable them to stay in post

Tips to reduce glove use after 12.7 billion used during pandemic

During Glove Awareness Week, nurses are asked to think about glove use before every procedure

Reliance on overseas nurses to meet 50,000 target ‘chaotic’

We should invest and focus on domestic UK nursing staff, says leading nurse academic

Time to stop NHS blame culture and learn from failures, say MPs

Health and Social Care Committee report says NHS compensation system ‘not fit for purpose’

Warning issued after nurse loses £45,000 in pension fraud

Cruel scam prompts warning to seek impartial guidance before moving pension savings

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