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Health secretary labelled ‘deluded’ for his lack of urgency over nurse pay talks

Unions respond to Steve Barclay’s BBC interview in light of looming nurse strikes

Nurses’ strike plans suspended after pay talks get off to a ‘positive’ start in Scotland

Union says constructive opening to negotiations means strike dates can be put on hold

Lucy Letby: wire may have caused significant bleed before Child E’s death, trial hears

Consultant ruled out possibility of innocent explanation for ‘extraordinary’ haemorrhage

First time mentoring a student? Nurses share advice on Twitter

Acute care nurse asks followers for top tips and is inundated with recommendations

Nurses’ work stress can trigger ‘catastrophic loss of self-esteem’

Mental health nurse lead urges kindness, self-care and speaking out when disagreements arise

Staffing crisis: patient dies on trolley as trust sends urgent call out for more nurses

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust took to Twitter to plead for help from off-duty nurses

Inflation-busting pay rise for nurses would come at a cost to the wider NHS – minister

Steve Barclay said it’s service improvements that top the health and social care agenda

Nurses’ well-being worries NHS senior managers as they brace for winter of discontent

Strikes, low morale and staffing shortages combine as NHS leaders reveal their concerns

Winter pressures: nurses ‘unlikely’ to face disciplinary action if care is compromised

Nurse leaders allay fears over disciplinary action for care affected by winter challenges

NHS strike action: why nurses say it’s now time they put themselves first

Nurses quick to react to RCN announcement of the biggest strike in NHS history

Nurses will strike: NHS faces biggest walk out in its history as RCN members vote yes

Most NHS employers face mass winter walk outs over poor pay and patient safety concerns

Lucy Letby ‘told off’ colleague who called for help when baby’s oxygen levels dropped

Neonatal assistant was shocked that her request for extra help was questioned

Nurses look set to strike, as RCN ballot count continues

Early indications suggest members have voted for strike action in union’s biggest-ever ballot

Kicked, punched and threatened: thousands of nurses abused at work last year

Recorded number of assaults on NHS staff in Scotland ’simply unacceptable’, says Unison

How one trust benefits from valuing and promoting overseas nurses

Belinda Alexander says international staff ‘need to feel there is progression in their job’

Lucy Letby was asked repeatedly to leave bereaved family alone, court hears

The nurse was present when three-day-old Child C suddenly deteriorated

Strike ballot: ‘international nurses say they can’t afford to vote yes’

Staff should be reassured that they won’t face NMC action, amid ‘undercurrent of fear’

Nurses working equivalent of one day a week for free, claims report

Salary has fallen by 20% in real terms since 2010 for most nurses, say researchers

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