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NHS pay strike: ‘nurses have no intention of staying silent on AfC disparity’

Date of 48-hour strike set as union ramps up pressure in face of health funding squeeze

NHS winter pressures: why aren’t more nurses at the meeting table?

Roundtable has one nurse representative, prompting criticism that meeting is ‘short-sighted’

Nurse fitness to practise cases still taking too long, report says

Positive work by NMC is highlighted but it is told to do more to address FtP backlog

Call for reforms to ‘critically undermined’ pay review bodies

TUC Congress urges change, including limiting the influence of government

Martha’s rule: nurses could be key in helping patients and families get a second opinion

Ministers are looking at Australian care model that puts nurses at centre of process

Trust seeks £1m to ensure future safe nurse staffing levels

Funds will help cope with rise in demand and prepare for safe staffing at two hospitals

Strike law that could see nurses sacked is reported to UN watchdog

TUC lodges case with UN agency over ‘undemocratic’ law restricting strikes by nurses

Letby may face retrial for six attempted murder charges

Jury was unable to reach a verdict on six charges in initial trial

Man aged 102 to attempt record 17-storey abseil for nursing charity

RAF veteran will abseil down side of Royal London Hospital to raise money for RCN Foundation

Nurse in court for ill-treatment and inappropriate sedation of patients

Catherine Hudson is on trial after a nursing student raised concerns

‘Letby case shows why NHS must empower nurses to speak out when they have a gut feeling’

Nurse whose grandson was cared for by the killer says NHS hierarchy stifles concerns

Nurses’ views sought on improving recruitment and retention

Survey feedback will inform improvements to working conditions and nursing vacancies

Sexual safety charter: 10 pledges to address abuse of NHS nurses

Employers have been urged to sign up to the ‘zero-tolerance’ charter

Letby: freedom to speak up rights to be strengthened across NHS

Move prompted by delays in addressing concerns raised by whistleblowers about Letby

Undergraduate bursary in exchange for promising to stay in the NHS to be extended

Financial support scheme is confirmed for a further year after future had been uncertain

Apply now for an education and development grant to take your career to the next stage

RCN Foundation has awards for nurses, nursing associates, students and support staff

Deadlock ends as RCN Wales members vote to accept pay offer

Welsh Government’s offer included improvements to flexible working and overtime payments

Students to see rise in clinical placement expense allowances

Boost in travel and accommodation reimbursement falls short of help students need – union