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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

ICUs and high dependency units exempt from nurses’ strike action

RCN confirms that chemotherapy, dialysis and critical care units won’t be affected by strike

Nurses coming to work in UK after ‘forced migration’ from Zimbabwe

Thousands of nurses faced with broken agreements and withheld pay have flocked to the UK

Lucy Letby: infant ‘received IV feed contaminated with insulin’

Nurse accused of attempting to murder baby by injecting synthetic insulin into his nutrition

Nurse vacancies continue at record high of more than 47,000

NHS Digital data reveals a rise of more than 600 vacancies since the end of June

Season’s greetings – and a reminder to get your jabs 

Nurses urged to get covid booster and flu jabs to ease staff sickness as winter approaches

Health department blasted over ‘misleading’ chart on nurses’ pay

Scathing condemnation by UK statistics boss says chart exaggerates previous pay rises

Nurses set to vote on government’s ‘best and final’ pay offer

RCN Scotland members have between 5 and 19 December to let the college know their position

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