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Nurses’ strike: all the news from today’s picket lines

Nurses take to picket lines as other unions show support

Nurses’ pay must take priority in Scottish budget, RCN says

Grasp opportunity to support and retain existing nursing staff, Scottish Government told

First major nurses’ strike in NHS history starts today

Staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland walk out in fight for better pay and staffing

RCN slams ‘unacceptable’ legal threats from employers as nurses prepare to strike

Call to withdraw threats as RCN confirms extension to shielded services

Students left despondent as nurses struggle to provide adequate mentoring

Lack of support on placements could contribute to decisions to quit, says nursing student

Lucy Letby: baby allegedly force-fed ‘additional amounts of milk’

Nurse accused of overfeeding girl after helping with banner to mark baby’s 100th day of life

Pay offer accepted by some nurses in Scotland

RCN members in Scotland still being balloted on strike but others vote to accept offer

Staff shortages most common reason for cancelled operations

Analysis of non-clinical reasons for cancellations comes amid record-high staff vacancies

Nurses' strikes to go ahead after talks with minister fail

RCN said government had 'closed its books and walked away' after last-ditch meeting

Delayed pay offer to nurses in Northern Ireland rejected

Offer similar to those in England and Wales dismissed as RCN says strikes will go ahead

Named and shamed: the tax avoidance schemes targeting nurses

HM Revenue and Customs urging nurses to withdraw from schemes run by Charteris Management...

Working at Christmas? Check your ho-ho-holiday pay entitlement

You may be entitled to an enhanced payment for working on a festive bank holiday this year

‘Deeply troubling’ slump seen in students joining nursing courses this year

Degree courses attracted 3,200 fewer students, blamed on poor treatment of the profession

Pension reforms aim to attract retired nurses back to work

Proposed changes will give returning staff more flexibility while protecting their finances

Lucy Letby accused of attempted murder of 100-day-old girl

Nurse’s alleged attack took place during a night shift at Countess of Chester Hospital

I’m out: tearful nurse’s nightmare night shift is final straw that ends 30-year career

Caring for 19 patients on her own drove ‘excellent’ nurse to quit her job and profession

Please don’t go! How ‘stay conversations’ are managing to boost nurse retention

Trusts’ regular one-to-one discussions aim to head-off potential resignation issues

Zahawi ridiculed over claim nurses’ strikes will aid Putin

Nurses criticise Nadhim Zahawi for reframing their strike in light of war in Ukraine

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