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RCN general secretary looks serious during visit to nurses' picket line outside Leeds General Infirmary in December 2022. Behind her, striking nurses hold signs with messages about staffing and pay. Everyone is dressed for winter weather

NHS pay deal: reopen talks with nurses, union leader urges government

Consultants’ better deal exposes injustice our female-dominated profession faces – RCN

Nurse with her back to the camera appears to feel isolated as union and care sector call on government to act against exploitation of foreign care staff in the UK

Focus on curbing exploitation of foreign staff, not immigration levels, minister told

Union and care providers call on government to take action against unethical employers

Photo of nurse staffing rota on ward computer

Nurses may see shorter working week if AfC recommendations approved

Scottish Government also considering pay changes and protected learning time

Consultants’ pay deal highlights ‘galling’ disparity for nurses

NHS nurses received the lowest public sector pay deal, with no promise of pay scale reform

Nurses’ views bypassed in higher-level staffing decisions

Data given precedence over nursing judgement at the cost of patient care, study finds

Photo of the back of a nurse's head as she looks down a hospital corridor

Nurse helpline sees calls about suicide double in one year

Nursing leaders warn of mental health crisis and call for funds for dedicated support

Evidence and Practice

Improving nurses’ digital literacy and engagement with digital workflows through a data-driven education model

Improving nurses’ digital literacy and engagement through a data-driven education model

The model aimed to develop nurses’ digital skills and increase engagement with digital...

Exploring the benefits of master’s level education for patient care, nursing practice and career development

Exploring the benefits of master’s level education

How a master’s degree can improve patient outcomes and nurses’ career development

Exploring apprentice nursing associates’ experiences of their home placements in primary care or social care

Apprentice nursing associates' experiences of home placements in primary or social...

The factors that may support or hinder apprentice nursing associates’ professional...

Nurse leader with nurse

Factors influencing early career nurses to adopt leadership roles: a literature review

Approaches organisations can use to encourage nurses to undertake leadership roles

Exploring perceptions of digital technology and digital skills among newly registered nurses and clinical managers

Digital technology and skills among newly registered nurses and clinical managers

Organisational barriers, notably in training, must be addressed to fully adopt digital...

Facilitating international students’ learning during placements: the experiences of practice assessors and practice supervisors

Facilitating international students’ learning during placements

A study looked at language, culture and the need to support students, practice assessors and...


Care for transgender people: how to create positive, inclusive experiences

The steps you can take to tackle health inequalities faced by trans people


Patient’s Choice award winners: The district nursing team that transformed my life

Janette Connor nominated the team for their holistic, compassionate care

Protect your well-being: how to stay calm when the world feels chaotic

Ways to maintain your focus and balance in the face of relentless grim news

Julie Roye, RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

RCN Nurse of the Year 2023: ‘We empower patients with choice’

Julie Roye’s determination to break down health inequalities has had an impressive impact

Famous names in praise of nurses – ‘the country should value them more’

Nursing Live speaker poet Michael Rosen among celebrities to express their admiration

Palliative care is everyone’s business: steps you can take to improve patient experience

How to promote seamless and person-centred support across primary and secondary care


Primary care nurse Julie Roye accepts her award at the RCN Nurse of the Year ceremony

RCN award winner demonstrates compassionate leadership in action

Julie Roye and her team improved uptake of smear tests in a diverse patient group

Heart attack stereotypes: would you recognise signs and symptoms, especially in women?

Listen to what your patient is telling you because we’re not always a textbook case

Patient’s clinical negligence complaint left me broken and isolated by misplaced shame

Accusation blighted my life – but here’s how I survived, and you could too


Nursing Live: what’s on offer for students and newly registered nurses

Access free sessions on placements, well-being, mentors, careers and more at RCNi’s event

Student finances, placements and well-being: coping with the pressures

Changes that could help students cope, plus how to seek help if you need it

How to show leadership and organisation skills as a nursing student

Students on GP placement found ‘lost’ patients who were missing out on vital diabetes care



Narrative coaching for nurses and how it can help your career

Creating a narrative can be an invaluable tool. Find out more at Nursing Live

Midlife financial review: do I need one, and how do I do it?

Tips for nurses on NHS pensions, planning for future need and seeking financial advice

Palliative care: what’s involved and could it be the role for you?

Besides managing symptoms, nurses offer emotional, spiritual and psychological support