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Does my manager have the right to phone me when I am off sick?

We explain your rights and obligations, plus how often is too often when it comes to contact

Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking

Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions

How to support young caregivers – an often unseen network

Patient care planning should take into account young people who care for family members

What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions

The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

Why an outright ban on sunbeds could dramatically reduce skin cancer rates

Nurses should advise the public on the dangers of sunbed use and support moves for a ban

NHS pension changes: don’t be forced to raid your savings pot to make ends meet

Making nurses choose between more money now and a better retirement is callous

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Crisis brings inspiration in children’s mental health care

Specialist team set up to help children after COVID lockdowns led to severe problems

Nursing as an investment, not a cost – how the UK compares to its neighbours

UK recruitment and education numbers come up short in WHO report

Why now is the time to promote nursing as a career for men

Gender diversity is good for patients, and could help solve the NHS staffing crisis

What it’s like to be a new dad with postnatal depression – and how nurses can help

An assistant professor of nursing describes his own experiences of stigma and guilt

Note to the new PM: the nursing workforce crisis can’t be outsourced

Fewer UK applicants accepted on courses will mean greater reliance on overseas recruitment

COVID-19 guidelines: what our review found was an astonishing lack of evidence base

Ill-informed reviews left nurses vulnerable – and we must not let this happen again

Courage to lead: how any nurse can create real change

No matter what your nursing experience, if you have the desire to create change, you can

Industrial action: I chose not to strike before, but this time is different

RCN Nurses of the Year appeal to colleagues to stand up for pay and patients

The ‘Big Quit’: would flexible working and retirement options encourage you to stay?

The NHS needs older experienced staff to stay, which will require sustained policy change

Staff retention: what would the NHS look like if nurses’ roles were respected?

Stemming the tide of leavers post-COVID will require more than increased overseas recruitment

Human rights are patients’ rights: how proposed reforms may affect your role

Proposed changes could be at odds with our duty of care and code of conduct

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