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Agency cover during strikes: High Court deals blow to ministers’ ‘anti-strike’ agenda

Health unions win legal challenge to law allowing temporary staff to cover nurses’ shifts

Nurses hit out at ‘worst pay rise in the public sector’

NHS deal lags behind offers for junior doctors, police, teachers and prison officers

Nursing apprenticeships popular as cheaper alternative to university, says NHS trust

Apprentice route oversubscribed, contrasting with university applications, MPs are told

Students shun nursing courses for computing degrees

New data show drop in numbers in UK, while applications for computing courses surge by 9%

District nurse shortages leaving thousands of older people in hospital

Leavers and lack of recruitment mean rise in avoidable admissions and delayed discharges

Do you rely on agency shifts to top up your salary? If so, the NHS intends to stop you

It wants to prevent staff from taking agency work, in bid to curb spending on rota cover

Showcasing excellence in the profession, finalists unveiled in RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Awards attracted record entries and winners will be revealed at a ceremony in November

Exploitation of overseas nurses is on the rise with many forced to pay thousands in fees

Huge fees, withheld pay, poor accommodation and mistreatment are ‘systemic’, says Unison

Should clinical placement hours be cut? Nurses views are divided

Students and nurses share their opinions on proposal to reduce placement time by 500 hours

Jury out in Lucy Letby murder trial

Nurse is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to murder ten others on neonatal unit

NHS staff don’t need lessons in resilience, they need to see action to prevent burnout

Mental ill health most common reason nurses call in sick, as absence levels hit new high

Nurse’s joyful reunion with the stranger on a train she rushed to save while off-duty

Hospital staff on Tube were able to administer immediate CPR after man’s heart attack

Oliver McGowan training: nurses invited for their views on programme’s code of practice

Code is designed to help ensure your practice complies with the law

Start talks with nurses on 2024-25 NHS pay deal in autumn, union urges government

Unison brands NHS pay review body a failure and calls on ministers to scrap it

Clinical placements: 500 hours may be cut to free up space for extra recruits

Nursing students may have placement requirements slashed in a bid to boost NHS workforce

As NHS turns 75 today nurses are among those honoured in ceremony at Westminster Abbey

Procession features nurse carrying George Cross honouring NHS staff for their dedication

Terminal cancer inspires nurse to create special room for patients

Michelle Milson designed the space ‘to be as homely as possible’ for patients at end of life

NHS 75: vital role of nurses since the birth of the health service

NHS celebrates 75th birthday but as always the need for more nurses remains a pressing issue